MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade firefighters worked well into the evening to save workers injured after the roof of a warehouse collapsed on them.READ MORE: Miami Man Juan Mallen Won Keys Annual Stone Crab Claw Eating Contest
The workers were renovating a warehouse at 7007 NW 37th Avenue when it all went wrong.
Chopper4 was over the scene at 4:30 p.m. Thursday as fire rescue worked to help them.
“We found a total of six patients, three of which were transported to hospitals,” said Capt. Eric Baum. “Of the three, one was a trauma alert.”READ MORE: Miami Weather: Soggy Start To Monday, Afternoon Storms Likely
Workers were told not to talk to reporters as the potential of litigation is looming.
No exact cause for the collapse, except it occurred near where building material had been stored on the roof.
Specially trained dogs searched the entire structure for more workers. Fortunately, there were additional victims.MORE NEWS: Unincorporated Biscayne Gardens Residents To Vote On Becoming Miami-Dade's 35th City.
“A number of firefighters here today are members of our Urban Search and Rescue Team and this is what they train for,” Capt. Baum said.