A construction worker is trapped but still alive beneath tons of concrete after a parking garage collapsed, killing a fellow worker, in Florida today.
The five-story garage on the campus of Miami-Dade College West in Doral, Fla., collapsed onto itself around 11:40 a.m., killing one man and injuring eight others, according to Capt. Luis Fernandez of the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.
Rescue workers have been attempting to free the trapped man since this morning.
"It's tricky, we have a lot of equipment that can be used. Depending on how deep inside he is there may have to be be concrete that needs to be twisted," said Lt. Arnold Piedrahita of the Fire Rescue.
The man is trapped inside a vehicle beneath the rubble, Piedrahita said, but rescue workers have been able to dig a tunnel to reach him and an emergency doctor has crawled through to stay with the man during the rescue operation.
Piedrahita said that rescue dogs are searching on top of the rubble pile trying to find any other possible victims, but have not found any signs of life so far.
He did not yet know the reason for the collapse.
It took rescue teams nearly two hours to evacuate two injured men from the garage earlier in the day.
No students were in the parking structure at the time of the collapse, Doral Police Chief Ricardo Gomez told ABC News affiliate WPLG.
Piedrahita called the situation "fluid" and said they plan "to be there for awhile."