A second person has died in the collapse of section of a parking garage at Miami-Dade College's west campus in Doral, and another person remained trapped but located, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said Wednesday.
Six crew members were with the trapped person giving him oxygen and attending to his needs as others removed the heavy debris, said Capt. Louie Fernandez of Fire Rescue. That worker is inside a vehicle. Another person who had been trapped was rescued.
About 96 rescue units and 300 fire rescue personnel are on the scene.
A portion of the five-story parking garage gave way around 11:40 a.m. in what authorities call a "pancake-style collapse." The garage is located at 3800 NW 115th Avenue.
Four people were treated and transported to Kendall Medical Center, while three people were treated at the scene and released, Fire Rescue said.
One of the victims is in critical condition, Fernandez said.
Police said it appeared as if the garage was occupied by construction workers only.
No students were in danger, said college spokesman Juan Mendieta. He added that it was a garage under construction. The college will be closed for the rest of the week.
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