Florida apartment block partially collapses
25 June 2021 | 6:46 am
Video footage taken by a local resident shows a large portion of a 12-story building in the town of Surfside -- just north of Miami Beach -- reduced to rubble, with the apartments' interiors exposed, sparking a major emergency response. It was unclear how many people lived in the building or who had been inside at the time, but local news station NBC 6 South Florida reported that firefighters pulled one boy from the rubble alive.
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