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Utah Team Continues Recovery Efforts In Florida Condo Collapse

Two members of a Utah disaster team remain in Florida assisting recovery efforts at the site of a condominium collapse that has so far claimed the lives of 94 people.Over the weekend, Utah Task Force 1 shared photos of team members Wade Russel and Mike Ulibarri among the rubble of the Champlain Towers South. The Utah crew is one of 28 teams around the country that specializes in helping areas where disaster strikes.

 

Authorities announced Sunday an additional 10 victims had been found, including three children under the age of 10.

Tyler Hewitt is the web/social media assistant at UPR. He writes stories every day, updates the website and manages the station's Twitter and Facebook pages. Tyler is a senior at Utah State University and is studying public relations, marketing, and psychology. He loves to write, listen to music, play video games, play tennis and hang out with his fiancé and cat, Juno. He is a great plant dad and recently started collecting vinyl records!