MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — A building collapsed in Miami Beach on Monday morning, leaving at least one person injured, police said.
Here’s video sent to WSVN of that building on Miami Beach collapsing. pic.twitter.com/YJ2BF5Lj3m
— Frank Guzman (@fguzmanon7) July 23, 2018
Police said the building had a permit for demolition. The injured person was taken to a hospital, the Miami Beach Police Department said.
There is no word on any additional victims at this time.
Vicky Echeverri posted video to Instagram of smoke filling the air after the building collapsed.
Silvina Chinni took photos of the collapse from the beach.
“This building super near me in miami beach just collapsed!!!” Chinni’s daughter wrote on Twitter. “Pics my mom took at the beach. Cloud of smoke and sirens everywhere.”
Adam Thompson, who lives near the site of the collapse, filmed the pile of rubble in the aftermath.
“The front of the building looked so flimsy the past couple days I was surprised it was able to stand,” he said.