Elsa is tracking towards the southeastern coast. Officials in Florida are preparing for the storm, as authorities are still search for the victims of the condo collapse in Surfside.
Florida condo collapse
At least 20 people are dead and 128 are still unaccounted for in the eighth day of searching for survivors after the building collapse in Surfside, Florida. As Hurricane Elsa approaches, rescue teams are racing the clock.
Surfside building collapse latest: Death toll rises to 20 after body of firefighter’s daughter found
By Morgan Winsor
At least 20 people, including three children, have been confirmed dead and 128 others remain unaccounted for since a 12-story residential building partially collapsed in South Florida’s Miami-Dade County last week.
Florida officials are working on plans to demolish what’s left of a partially collapsed oceanfront condominium building. The plans were revealed Thursday after concerns about the structure’s instability prompted a 15-hour halt to the search for survivors.
Search and rescue efforts have been halted in the Surfside condo building collapse, as officials fear the rest of the building could fall. Authorities say two children are now among the 18 victims identified.
By Terry Spencer
Rescue efforts at the site of a partially collapsed condominium building in Florida have been halted out of concern about the stability of the remaining structure. Search crews that have been atop the pile of rubble for the last week stopped work shortly after 2 a.m.
It is now day seven of the massive search and rescue operation at the partial condo collapse in Surfside, Florida. 16 people are now confirmed dead, and 147 are still unaccounted for in what’s become the largest non-hurricane disaster response the state has ever seen.
Better Business Bureau warns about fraudulent fundraisers in the wake of the Surfside building collapse
If you’re looking to help out the families affected by the building collapse in Florida, the Better Business Bureau is warning against fraudulent fundraising. The BBB advises you to donate to established charities that meet its standards for charity accountability.
The White House says President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden will travel to Surfside, Florida, on Thursday to visit with families of the victims of the collapsed Miami-area condominium tower.
Authorities now say at least 11 people are dead and 150 missing from the condo collapse in Surfside, Florida. Some healthcare providers are offering free grief counseling to anyone in that area emotionally affected by the tragedy, but the images can also be overwhelming for those watching it on TV.