The surfside community will reflect when the rescue mission is over


The surfside mood dimmed Wednesday night shortly after authorities told family and loved ones that the 14-day rescue mission to find live victims of Champlain Towers South had collapsed. .. Will move to recovery efforts, Without expecting to find a survivor.

Rescuers standing in front of a pile of rubble from a controlled demolition of an upright part of a 12-story building said prayers as a ritual melody were gently played behind them.

At a monument set up to honor the victims of the collapse a few steps away, Miami-Dade firefighters set up a banner stating, “Miami-Dade fire rescue teams mourn with you.”

so Video posted by Miami Dade Fire Rescue, The camera was panned and the huge number of people involved in search and rescue operations were displayed for the first time.

Religious clergy led a group of first responders, politicians, and mourners in prayer. Nicole Langesfeld’s family shared a hug with the mayors of Miami-Dade County and Surfside, and with each other. Participants carried candles and beads as the priest sang and prayed.

Meanwhile, heavy machinery was heard from across the street, so rubble work continued. Rescuers continue to look for victims of collapse, even if they no longer expect to find survivors.

In front of the crowd, the community and people around the world, including Surfside Mayor Charles Barquette, Deputy Mayor Tina Paul, Miami-Dade Police Chief Alfredo Ramirez, and Lieutenant Janette Nuñez, keep up to date twice a day. I found that I was watching. Jose “Pepe” Diaz, Chairman of the Miami-Dade County Commission, and Alan Kominsky, Chief of the Miami-Dade County Fire Department.

Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, Her role as Miami-Dade’s top administrator attracts worldwide attentionI stood in the middle and closed my eyes.

Daniella Levine Cava, Mayor of Miami-Dade County in the center, is praying with other officials in front of the rubble that was once Champlain Towers South.  A large number of staff, search and rescue team members, police and other workers gathered at the condominium collapse site in Surfside, Florida, on Wednesday evening, July 7, 2021, for a moment of prayer and silence. ..

Daniella Levine Cava, Mayor of Miami-Dade County in the center, is praying with other officials in front of the rubble that was once Champlain Towers South. A large number of staff, search and rescue team members, police and other workers gathered at the condominium collapse site in Surfside, Florida, on Wednesday evening, July 7, 2021, for a moment of prayer and silence. ..

Nicole’s brother Martin Langesfeld thanked his sister and her husband, the rescuers and first responders who fought to find Louis Sadfunick.

“I really want to say thank you,” Langesfeld said. “I didn’t get the results I wanted. But we’re a family. Thank you to everyone who came with us.”

At the temporary monument on Harding Avenue, dozens of people gathered on the street to pray in front of a wall decorated with flowers, souvenirs, and statues of the missing and dead. The nuns handed out beads, and attendees prayed in English and Spanish for the dead and missing.

Suffocated Levin Cava spoke in tears at a media briefing a while back.

“Our first responders have really searched the mountain every day since the collapse, as if they were looking for a loved one,” she said.

Barckett said, “There is almost no chance that someone is alive,” but people should continue to pray.

“In the end, God is still responsible,” he said Wednesday. “Today is a tragic day, but I haven’t lost hope that there may be miracles.”

Daisy Razo towed the dog Lily, and after work Wednesday night, rode a bike to the guard station and lived in Champlain Towers South and wasn’t responsible for the collapse of Dr. Brad Cohen Prayed for.

Lazo, who lives in nearby North Beach, said Cohen was a mountain on-call surgeon. Sinai Hospital helped treat her husband who had a motorcycle accident in 2013.

When the couple saw Cohen’s face in the news, they wanted to pay tribute. She didn’t know about the planned vigilance, but left the worship with the Rosary.

“At times like this, you need something to believe in,” she said.



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