A fire has broken out in the remaining portion of the Surfside building in Florida that collapsed early this morning.
The fire started on the north side of the Champlain Towers, 8777 Collins Avenue.
There’s no confirmation yet of what may have started the fire.
Firefighters are applying water to the affected area of the building after a fire broke out within the collapsed building, as they continue to search for missing people inside.
According to latest updates,
- Officials now say there are 99 people missing
- 53 people were rescued
- Two people are in critical condition, one person is in fair condition, as per local hospital source
Video footages of fire at the Surfside building in Florida
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