at least someone died In the building collapse Twelve stories in the Surfside community, Miami, in Florida. Firefighters rescued many people and They are investigating if there are more victims among the rubble.
According to local media, the event was recorded in Champlain Towers Building, located at 8777 Collins Street, very close to Miami Beach, about 1 a.m.
A Fox News witness reported that it’s breakup time It felt like an earthquake.Others described hearing a strong crash at the time of the collapse.
The Miami-Dade Fire Department is still working on the site to remove debris to search for those who may have been buried by the collapse of the building of nearly 100 apartments.
in this situation, The police closed the adjacent roads Dozens of fire and rescue vehicles, ambulances and police cars swept the area.
“We’re at the scene, so it’s still very active,” Sergeant Marianne Cruz told local media, noting, “What I can tell is that the building is twelve stories high. The entire back of the building collapsed“.