After a building collapsed in Surfside, Florida on Thursday, professional sports teams in the Miami area quickly provided assistance.
At 1:30 am Eastern Time, part of the 12-story apartment building collapsed.According to reports, three people died and the search is underway ABC News.
Heat guard Taylor Herro and assistant coaches Chris Quinn and Eric Glass went to the scene to help.
Miami Heat player Taylor Herro and assistant coach Chris Quinn have just arrived at the site of a partially collapsed building in Surfside. Unload the water bottle and snacks from the truck. The police PIO said Heat called to help. pic.twitter.com/suflnZiHDK
— Martin Vasolo (@martindvassolo) June 24, 2021
according to ESPNThree employees of the Heat “helped a truck be filled with water, food and other necessities.” In addition, the Heat also arranged food trucks to provide food for rescuers and volunteers.
Marlins tweeted from their official social media accounts that they are sending food and supplies to rescuers, displaced residents and family members affected by the collapse.
In today’s tragic incident, in order to support our community, we sent three vans with food and water to rescuers, and sent basic items and toiletries to displaced residents and affected families. pic.twitter.com/OZshXdl7ft
-Miami Marlins (@Marlins) June 24, 2021
The Dolphin team delivers meals to volunteers and first responders through their food relief program.
Thanks to the first responders and volunteers who tirelessly led the rescue and rescue work in our community today.@Miami Dolphins Provided by Food Relief Program Partner SEED Miami #Dolphin meal Live tonight. pic.twitter.com/zzF6QkB2gr
-Miami Dolphin Foundation and Community Relations (@FinsOffTheField) June 24, 2021
The Panthers tweeted about the crash, calling the situation “destructive” and expressing support to those affected.
It is devastating to see the terrible scene at the surf beach today.
We are heartbroken for the destruction of houses and the impact on families and individuals. ❤️
-Florida Panthers (@FlaPanthers) June 24, 2021
The search for survivors is in progress. According to reports, 99 people were missing on Thursday night. Miami TV WSVN.