Miami condominium miles from collapsed building evacuated after being deemed ‘unsafe’

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A Miami condominium was evacuated Saturday after the submission of a report that concluded the building was “structurally and electrically unsafe.”

The North Miami Beach Building and Zoning Department ordered the closure of the Crestview Towers Condominium, about seven miles north of the Surfside condominium building that collapsed over a week ago, leaving at least 22 dead and 126 missing.

SURFSIDE CHIEF BUILDING OFFICIAL TOLD RESIDENTS COLLAPSED BUILDING WAS SAFE IN 2018 DESPITE WARNING FROM CONSULTANT

Authorities made the decision after the building submitted a recertification report dated Jan. 11 in which the engineer who wrote it concluded that the 156-unit building was unsafe for residents.

“In an abundance of caution, the City ordered the building closed immediately and the residents evacuated for their protection, while…

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