A member of Miami-Dade Fire Rescue hugs a victim’s relative at the “Surfside Wall of Hope & Memorial” near the site where a building collapsed in Surfside, Florida, north of Miami Beach on July 7, 2021.
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The number of confirmed deaths in the collapsed condominium building in Surfside, Florida, has climbed to 86, Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said during a press conference Saturday morning.
Since the collapse of Champlain Towers South in Surfside on June 24, rescue teams have been working to recover victims in the rubble. As of earlier this week, however, officials said the possibility of finding someone alive was considered to be “near…