MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officers mentioned they’d rescued 35 occupants who had been trapped in facet the partially collapsed Surfside that killed one particular person and injured at the least 9 others Thursday morning.
The name got here in at round 1:30 a.m. concerning a partial collapse on the Champlain Towers South Condo close to 88th Street and Collins Avenue.
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Assistant fireplace chief of operations for Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Raide Jadallah had this to say throughout a press converence Thursday morning:
“Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, at approximately 1:30 this morning, responded to a reported building collapse. To summarize, we have a 12 storey, 136 unit apartment complex that had sustained a partial collapse.”
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“The North East corridor of the apartment had collapsed. Approximately 55 apartment units, search and rescue efforts pulled 35 occupants that were trapped inside the building. In addition to those 35, 10 were assessed and treated. Two were transported to various hospitals.”
“Search and rescue efforts are still ongoing. We do have operations being conducted inside.”
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“If you do have loved ones that are not answering your call, we ask that you do contact the the phone number that that’s been given to you 305-614-1819.”