The rescue operation and search for survivors in the rubble of an apartment building in Miami, which partially collapsed around midnight on June 24, has been suspended.
Authorities say they are preparing to demolish the wreckage as tropical storm Elsa approaches.
Miami Dadi County Mayor Daniela Levin Caffee confirmed that the demolition of the 12-story structure would take place today, but she said the controlled blast method would be used, so evacuation of surrounding buildings would not be necessary. reported the British media.
Following the demolition of the Surfide building, which killed at least 24 people and left 124 still missing, Mayor Kafi called for a review of all buildings older than 40 and a new building certification.
The families of the missing have been informed that the demolition of the remains of the building is planned for today.