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Construction crane collapses in downtown Miami

Construction crane collapses in downtown Miami”

Additionally, each crane can take five or six days each to dismantle, and local news outlets say there are twenty to twenty-five construction cranes now erected in the downtown Miami area.

City Manager Daniel Alfonso said in both cases, the most unsafe part of the crane - the heavy counter-balance that keeps the cranes balanced - fell straight into the construction sites.

Officials said the counterbalance of the cranes' arms are very heavy and can cause severe damage if the cranes collapse.

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"We have no reported injuries", Alfonso said.

As Irma's outer bands barreled into South Florida Saturday, a high-rise hazard materialized in Downtown Miami.

"The crane structure can collapse", said Miami City Manager Daniel Alfonso earlier this week. "Taking them is not something you can easily do".

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Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys on Sunday morning as a Category 4 storm. She told The Associated Press that from her 14th floor apartment, she saw the crane toppled over where it hit another building. "We will have a crew over to secure the crane as soon as the weather permits". Miami officials said Tuesday in a tweet. He said videos of the collapse posted on social media showed a luffing crane, which lacks a horizontal arm and does not spin.

Meantime, officials from Broward County report that a man fell to his death from a nine-story building while boarding up windows.

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