Death toll in Florida collapse rises to 4; 159 still missing

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Miami-Dade Fire Rescue

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) – Officials say there are still 159 people unaccounted for after the partial collapse of a beachside building in Florida.

Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava noted Friday that rescue officials were still searching for survivors.

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Raide Jadallah is an assistant Miami-Dade County fire chief. He says rescue operations continued throughout the night and that 130 firefighters are working at the site.

Miami-Dade Police Director Freddy Ramirez says authorities are working with the medical examiner’s office to identify four victims.