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Dolphins players help victims after deadly Miami condo collapse


On Friday morning, two Miami Dolphins players showed up to help victims in Surfside, Fla. Following a fatal condo collapse.

Dolphins linebacker Jerome Baker and wide receiver Jaylen Waddle helped deliver water to a nearby family reunification center on Friday afternoon.

The Dolphins players were just the last South Florida professional athletes to help after the building collapsed. Miami Heat goalie Tyler Herro and a pair of assistant coaches showed up to assist on Thursday, where they delivered and helped distribute supplies.

“It’s 12 miles from our arena,” Heat vice president Steve Stowe said. “We heard about it and our immediate reaction was to find a way to help. “

The Marlins also sent three vans full of meals and water to the site, and the Dolphins sent food trucks to help feed victims, first responders and other volunteers on Thursday.

A condominium skyscraper in Surfside, Fla., Collapsed around 1:30 a.m. Thursday morning. Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said on Friday morning there were now 159 people still missing – a significant increase from the initial 99 who were initially concerned about going missing, according to the Miami Herald. Four people have been killed so far.

As of Friday afternoon, officials were still working through the rubble looking for survivors while working to put out fires at the site.

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