Campus Parking Garage Under Construction Collapses

MIAMI (October 10, 2012)--A section of a parking garage that’s under construction at a Miami-Dade College campus collapsed Wednesday and a fire official said some workers were trapped in the rubble.

Miami-Dade Fire-Rescue Lt. Arnold Piedrahita told WSVN-TV that some workers could be heard calling for help from beneath the rubble shortly after Wednesday's collapse.

Television reports showed several workers being treated by paramedics at the scene.

Authorities say no students were in the area at the time.

The multistory garage is being built at the Miami-Dade College campus in the western part of the county.

TV reports showed one large section of the concrete structure collapsed.


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