Miami’s ABC News affiliate reports:
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis solemnly admitted the state is “bracing for some bad news” following a partial condo building collapse in Surfside early Thursday morning that left at least one person dead. DeSantis arrived at the scene around 12 p.m. and is scheduled to hold a news conference around 12:30 p.m.
Officials said at least one person died and 35 people, including a child, were rescued following the collapse. Ten people were injured and two of them were taken to the hospital. According to DeSantis, the building was more than 80% occupied at the time of the collapse.