Heat's Tyler Herro, Chris Quinn Bring Supplies After Miami Building Collapses

Tyler Conway@jtylerconwayFeatured ColumnistJune 24, 2021

A view of a building is shown after a partial collapse, Thursday, June 24, 2021, in Surfside, Fla. A wing of a 12-story beachfront condo building collapsed with a roar in a town outside Miami early Thursday, trapping residents in rubble and twisted metal. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
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Miami Heat guard Tyler Herro and assistant coach Chris Quinn were among the members of the organization who provided supplies to first responders and others impacted by a building collapse in Surfside, Florida, on Thursday:

Chris Perkins @chrisperk

Members of the Miami Heat, including Tyler Herro and Chris Quinn, help bring supplies for the collapsed building first responders and the people at the reunification center. The building collapsed in Surfside, located roughly 12 miles of FTX Arena https://t.co/TZJW7OdHeA

The Miami Marlins also stepped in to help out:

Miami Marlins @Marlins

In support of our community during today’s tragic event, we sent three vans filled with meals and water to the rescue workers and kits of essential items and toiletries to the residents who have been displaced and families who have been impacted. https://t.co/OZshXdl7ft

Per CNN's Jason Hanna, Leyla Santiago and Amanda Watts, more than 50 people are currently unaccounted for after a 12-story residential building collapsed Thursday morning. One person is confirmed dead.

"We are going to do everything we can possibly to identify and rescue those who have been trapped in the rubble," Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava told reporters.

Officials are working to locate and rescue the missing persons and investigating what led to 55 of the building's 136 units collapsing. It's unclear if ongoing roof work at the building was a factor. 

At least two people have been rescued alive from the debris thus far.

Surfside is a beachfront town on the outskirts of North Miami.


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