Video shows rescue efforts in basement of collapsed Florida condo

New video shows firefighters drilling in the basement of the partially-collapsed Florida apartment building Thursday as part of the ongoing search for survivors.

First responders waded into the flooded underground parking garage of the 12-story building in Surfside, Fla., according to footage posted on Twitter by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.

The dramatic clip then shows the rescue team drilling into a concrete wall in an effort to reach possible victims.

The Florida condo building after the collapse on June 24, 2021.
The Florida condo building after the collapse on June 24, 2021.
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Firefighters in the basement of the collapsed condo building during the search for survivors.
Firefighters in the basement of the collapsed condo building during the search for survivors.
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The rescue workers drilling into a concrete wall in an effort to locate survivors.
The rescue workers drilling into a concrete wall in an effort to locate survivors.
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The crews have been “dealing with heavy damage and changing conditions in the parking garage” as they continue to look for survivors, the tweet said.

One person was killed and dozens of others were trapped when a wing of the Champlain Towers South condo “pancaked” and imploded into a massive pile of gray rubble at around 1:30 a.m., authorities said.

At least 35 residents have been rescued and two were removed from the rubble, according to fire officials.

Nearly 100 people were still considered missing on Thursday afternoon.

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