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Miami, FLFOXBusiness

Miami building collapse: Possible causes explained by area expert

A condominium collapse in Surfside, Florida, on Thursday morning has left many wondering what caused the massive implosion, which has so far killed one person and left 99 people unaccounted for. Miami-Dade County authorities are currently conducting an investigation into the Champlain Towers South Condo collapse, though an official cause...
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Miami building collapse: 159 missing, officials say

The number of people listed as missing after the collapse of a 12-storey building in the US city of Miami has risen to 159, officials say. Four people are known to have died. The mayor of Miami-Dade says they "still have hope" of finding survivors. Search teams working around the clock have reported hearing people banging beneath the debris.
Surfside, FLWPBF News 25

At least 4 dead, 159 unaccounted for after Surfside building collapse

Video above: Miami-Dade officials give updates live. At least four people are dead and as many as 159 people are unaccounted for following the collapse of a residential building in Surfside, a town near Miami. The incident happened at about 1:30 a.m. Thursday. Thirty-five victims were pulled from the structure...
Miami, FLSlate

The Miami Building Collapse Is a Warning

When I saw Thursday morning that a condominium building had partially collapsed near Miami Beach, the first question I had wasn’t if anyone had died (that was second), but to wonder why the building had collapsed in the first place. Really, it was to wonder if a building collapsing in Miami would be investigated as a potentially climate change–related disaster.
Miami, FLMiami Herald

‘Hopefully they are alive’: Many missing after building collapse are from Latin America

At least 36 people from Latin American nations — including Colombia, Venezuela, Uruguay, Cuba, Chile, Paraguay, Puerto Rico and Argentina — are among those reported missing by friends, officials and family following the partial collapse of a residential building in Surfside on early Thursday morning, highlighting the international reach of the tragedy in a region that serves as a link between the United States and Latin America.

Hundreds feared dead, and British mother missing, in Miami building collapse

A pregnant British mother, her husband and their one-year-old daughter are believed to be among 159 people still unaccounted for after an ocean front apartment block in Miami collapsed in the middle of the night. Bhavna and Vishal Patel, along with daughter Aishani, were staying at the 12-storey Champlain Towers...
Boston, MAnbcboston.com

How Search-and-Rescue Teams Look for Survivors of Building Collapses

As first responders in Florida sifted through the rubble of a deadly condo collapse, Massachusetts crews demonstrated what goes into the recovery effort. The partial collapse of a 12-story building in Surfside, near Miami, left at least one person dead and scores unaccounted for. The Massachusetts Task Force Urban Search...