Florida building collapse death toll rises to 22
More bodies were found in the rubble of a condominium collapse last week near Miami, Florida, as the search for survivors continues. collapsed in the town of Surfside. About two dozen people have been confirmed dead so far, including a 7-year-old girl, and more than 120 are still missing. Miami-Dade Mayor Danielle Levine Cava announced on Friday that she had authorized the demolition of the rest. of the building – for security reasons, the search and rescues were suspended the day before. “This afternoon, I signed an emergency order authorizing the demolition of the building in the interest of public health and safety, as soon as engineers approved the next steps in the demolition process. All residents Nearby Crestview Towers were also ordered to evacuate on Friday after engineers discovered serious concrete and electrical problems.The efforts of Hurricane Elsa could hit South Florida within days. Investigators have yet to determine what caused the 40-year-old condo complex to collapse in one of the deadliest building collapses in U.S. history.