1 injured in building collapse on Miami Beach

12-story Marlborough House to be torn down for new condos

A building in Miami Beach, Florida collapsed Monday July 23, 2018, according to police. (Photo: Miami Beach Police)

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - Police say a 12-story building on Miami Beach that was slated to be torn down has collapsed, injuring one person.

Miami Beach police officials tweeted that the victim was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami on Monday morning. A condition report wasn't immediately available.

Police said in a tweet that the building had "a demolition permit, not an implosion permit." The 12-story Marlborough House was to be torn down for construction of a new oceanfront condominium.

Traffic was closed in the area.

No other details were immediately available.
 

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