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There were 26 incidents of presumed looting reported, of those the police is investigating some of them. But the Police Department of the City of Miami was able to make 13 arrests, in the process of looting. 72% of the city of Miami is without power at this moment, and the main concern is the roads, the roads need to be clear, we have thousands of trees down.
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>> Had we had more of a direct hit, certainly there would have been more cranes down. Rated up to 140 miles an hour, if my understanding is correct, we did register over 142 gusts at the airport, so these cranes were at risk. Two of them came down within the downtown area, and the edgewater area.
00:00:57
Fortunately, they came down on the buildings that were being constructed, they did not strike any of the surrounding buildings, and nobody was hurt. But for sure, we as a commission, we as a city, are gonna look into legislation and regulations and practices for the future about how these cranes are during a storm.