Multi-story building partially collapses near Miami Beach, authorities say
A multi-story building partially collapsed in Florida’s Miami-Dade County early Thursday morning, authorities said.
The building is located in the small, beachside town of Surfside, about six miles north of Miami Beach. Multiple police and fire departments from across Miami-Dade County have been deployed to assist, according to the Miami Beach Police Department.
The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said it has sent more than 80 units to the scene.
Further details on the incident were not immediately available. It was unknown what caused the collapse and if there were any casualties.
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