Search For Survivors Ends In Surfside Tower Collapse

The Miami Herald reports:

As the 14th day of searching came to a close, families and loved ones were informed during a private briefing that the search and rescue effort for live victims in the rubble that was once Champlain Towers South is coming to an end.

Fire authorities said Wednesday there is no longer hope that there are any survivors of the June 24 Surfside collapse.

Miami-Dade Fire Chief of Operations Ray Jadallah told families that the announcement was “some of the hardest news I’ve ever had to deliver in my professional career.” The death toll in the Surfside collapse now stands at 46, after the most victims were found in any 12-hour or 24-period.

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