‘They were warned’: Second crane collapses on high rise in Miami under strain from Hurricane Irma
At least two cranes have reportedly collapsed in Miami as Hurricane Irma made landfall on Sunday.
According to WSVN-TV, the first crane to crashed next to a federal prison. Although no one was hurt, officials had been warned that there was a danger of cranes collapsing days before Irma hit the city.
NBC News reported Sunday afternoon that a second crane had collapsed on a high-rise building that was under construction. The crane was said to be 40 stories high when it collapsed.
A second crane collapses in Miami and dangles from an unfinished high-rise tower pic.twitter.com/kme8P2VoU5
— NBC News (@NBCNews) September 10, 2017