Scene of the aftermath following the collapse of part of an oceanfront apartment tower near Miami on Thursday, where officials reported at least one person dead and nearly 100 missing.
MIAMI rescue workers race against time to try and rescue casualties of a flattened condo on Thursday as Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered a state of emergency amid a desperate search for survivors.
Footage of firefighters in the flooded Miami Beach apartment basement showed first responders desperately searching for the 99 people missing.
Rescue teams with the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue were seen drilling through concrete under the collapsed Champlain Towers, in a video shared to Twitter, which obtained at least 177,000 as of 11.30pm on Thursday.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue shared the footage in a tweet that read: “# MDFR # TRT & # FLTF1 are working in the basement parking garage at Champlain Towers.
“Firefighters continue working on locating possible victims, while dealing with heavy damage and changing conditions in the parking garage. #SurfsideBuildingCollapse”
Miami firefighters drill through basement of flattened condo as DeSantis orders state of emergency amid desperate search
Condo had been SINKING at ‘an alarming rate’ since the 1990s before disaster that killed four
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