City of Miami Beach Extends State of Emergency in Response to the Champlain Towers Building Collapse

(Miami Beach, FL) Jul 20, 2021 -

The City of Miami Beach has extended its state of emergency relating to the partial collapse of Champlain Towers through July 27, 2021.


A significant portion of the staging for the emergency response efforts is taking place within Miami Beach, including use of city streets, property and other facilities for search and rescue command centers, the use of city parking lots for personnel and equipment, and the use of city property to support the significant media presence on the scene of this national tragedy.


The declaration will ensure the city’s eligibility for the reimbursement of emergency-related expenditures stemming from the horrific, June 24 building collapse.