Up to date 1:51 PM ET, Wed July 14, 2021
A 12-story residential constructing partially collapsed within the South Florida neighborhood of Surfside on June 24.
Search groups have been sifting by the rubble at Champlain Towers South, which is a couple of miles north of Miami Seaside. A aspect of the constructing crashed to the bottom, leaving big piles of particles.
“This can be a horrific disaster. In the USA, buildings simply do not fall down,” Surfside Mayor Charles W. Burkett stated.
The remaining portion of the constructing was demolished on July 4.
The reason for the collapse continues to be unknown. A 2018 report raised considerations about structural injury, and a letter despatched months earlier than the collapse warned that injury to the constructing was accelerating.