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Florida building collapse: Possible reasons explained by experts | Just the FAQs


Four people are dead and dozens are missing after a condo collapsed near Miami. Here’s what experts think caused the deadly collapse. RELATED: https://bit.ly/3h8svJo

Rescuers were searching for survivors in the rubble Friday after a 40-year-old South Florida beachside condo building collapsed, killing at least four people and leaving 159 unaccounted for.

Investigators were working to determine what caused part of the Champlain Towers South, a 12-story condominium, “pancaked” in the town of Surfside, Florida, shortly before 2 a.m. Thursday.

About half of the building’s more than 130 units were affected, said Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava.

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