Victims being pulled from debris of Florida apartment building: Another building in danger of collapse, officials evacuated

Victims being pulled from debris of Florida apartment building: Another building in danger of collapse, officials evacuated

According to the AP agency, the number of missing persons fell from 145 to 126 after officials removed the duplicate names from the list and found that some people were wrongly registered as missing. Authorities in North Miami Beach, ten miles from Surfside, have evacuated an apartment building “just in case”. The reason was structural flaws. According to AFP, as a result of the surfside disaster, the city is currently inspecting several tall buildings.

Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniela Levine meanwhile approved the demolition of the portion of the Surfside building that did not collapse. “Our top priority is search and rescue. I want that to be very clear.” Cav said “We are continuously evaluating all possible impacts and determining the best schedule for starting demolition,” she added.

Source: TASR/AP Photo/Mark Humphrey

Around 55 apartments were affected by the fall. Emergency services, which arrived at around 1:30 p.m. Thursday a week ago, evacuated about 35 people from the building. US President Joe Biden and his wife First Lady Jill Biden visited the crash site on Thursday.

An investigation is underway into the cause of a building collapse at the Champlain Towers South apartment complex. However, a report by structural engineers from October 2018, published Friday by local authorities, speaks of serious damage to the condition of the building under the pool and “low quality of concrete” in the underground garage of a 12-story residential. Building near the sea. “Although some of these deficiencies are less serious, most of the damaged concrete needs to be repaired in a timely manner.” Its author, Frank Morabito, said.

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Rescuers are searching for the debris of the part

Source: TASR/AP Photo/Mark Humphrey

The document from 2018 was prepared in preparation for the major reconstruction, which was to begin this year. It is not yet known whether the damage described in the report is related to Thursday’s tragedy.

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