Miami’s CBS News affiliate reports:
Search-and-recovery efforts continued uninterrupted at the site of the Champlain Towers South collapse in Surfside into the night and Sunday morning.
“Our teams worked tirelessly, as ever, to make progress on the collapse site. Truly, it is a remarkable operation,” Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava Mayor Cava said. “Our team continues to make incredible progress delayering the pile.”
In all, first responders have removed 14 million pounds of concrete and debris from the collapse site. According to Cava, the death toll increased overnight to 90. She added that 71 victims have been identified, with 31 people potentially unaccounted for.
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Surfside Mayor Charles Burkett said “the work is still so delicate that we’ve even found unbroken wine bottles” and crews have found “personal possession as small as rings.” https://t.co/mAr8QHA82v
— CBS4 Miami (@CBSMiami) July 11, 2021
Bittersweet Commemorative Walk
As the last members of the IDF SAR team are ready to depart back to Israel, Hatzalah in coordination with MDFR, MDPD, Mayor Levine Cava, Mayor Burkett, USAR FL-TF1 2 & hundreds of USAR from across the US lined the streets of Surfside to pay tribute pic.twitter.com/4L0MRFaSdS
— Baruch Sandhaus (@BaruchSandhaus) July 11, 2021
— Senator Jason Pizzo (@senpizzo) July 11, 2021
— WPEC CBS12 News (@CBS12) July 10, 2021
Local and federal task force crews continue to work day and night at the collapse site of the Champlain Towers South in Surfside. As of today, 11,595 cubic yards of rubble has been removed from the site. pic.twitter.com/khYThll6wv
— Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (@MiamiDadeFire) July 10, 2021