Band presenter’s father rescued from collapsed building in Miami

Band presenter's father rescued from collapsed building in Miami

Band TV presenter Joanna Trepto’s father was rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building this Thursday (24) in Miami, United States.

Through his profile on the social network, the journalist thanked God for saving his family and spoke of a “miracle”. According to the communicator, the head of his family had been living in the collapsed building for 20 years.

“Thank God my family was saved. My father, his wife and dog are all fine. A miracle. The building where he has been living for almost 20 years collapsed. His apartment didn’t even go down for 5 meters. . What a miracle. Firefighters find survivors of this tragedy. How sad, my God, ”the presenter wrote on her Twitter profile.

Joanna Trepto also thanked the messages of support they received and said that 51 people are still missing.

“It’s hard to talk about a miracle with the potential for so many deaths. My father and wife are fine. Very shaken. I just wanted to be closer. Neighbors, people they’ve known for so long. Kids next to me.” ‘Have seen you grow up. God,’ he tweeted.

A 12-storey building partially collapsed today in Miami, Florida, United States. According to the information, fire brigade personnel managed to save 35 people. However, a woman had to amputate her leg to be pulled from the rubble and at least one other person died.

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According to officials, half of the building’s 136 apartments were destroyed. At least two of those rescued need to be hospitalised.

The cause of the reported incident near Surfside Beach is still not known. The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department has sent more than 80 fire and rescue units to the scene.

It was also not confirmed how many people lived in the building or how many were at home at the time of the collapse, but a rescue team spoke of “many casualties”.

Muhammad Wayne

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