A second construction crane has collapsed in Miami as Hurricane Irma continues making its way across Florida, according to the Associated Press.
A crane on top of building in Miami has collapsed due to heavy winds brought on by Hurricane Irma, according to our affiliate WPEC.
The collapse occurred at the front of the court house in downtown Miami, which is also close to the federal prison.
A tower crane has collapsed on top of a high rise under construction at 300 Biscayne Blvd. AVOID THE AREA!!— City of Miami (@CityofMiami) September 10, 2017
West Palm Beach just conducted a survey of all cranes and tweeted that they are currently pointed in the direction of the wind. That is the proper position for cranes during high wind storms.
(2) All cranes are doing what they're supposed to be doing, pointing in the direction of the wind.— West Palm Beach (@westpalmbch) September 10, 2017