Crowd Gathers Near Surfside Condominium as Remaining Section Demolished

The remaining part of the Champlain Towers South condominium in Surfside, Florida, was demolished late on Sunday night, July 4.

This footage by Roger Fuentes shows the building collapse as the demolition charges detonate. As dust rises from the site, a woman is seen holding candles and crying.

County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said the building and surrounding areas were prepared for a safe demolition.

The demolition suspended the search-and-rescue mission temporarily, but officials said it will open up new areas for rescue teams to explore.

Since the building’s partial collapse on June 24, rescuers have recovered the remains of 24 people, with 121 still missing. Credit: Roger Fuentes via Storyful

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