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Residents Displaced after ceiling collapse in Miami Gardens

Miami Gardens, Florida – The ceiling to collapse at a Miami Gardens apartment building caused by heavy rain, displaced several residents on Wednesday.
This happened at the West Garden Villas on 177th Street and by now it’s unclear how many units and residents were affected.
According to residents, crews working on the roof when heavy rain brought down the ceiling into the apartments below.
Beds, clothes, and other property were completely soaked by the water.
“As soon as we came home, water was everywhere. It was leaking from the bedroom to the bathroom, in the front, where we eat,” said resident Anotte Laeus.
The power was cut off and residents weren’t allowed to go back into the building again.
According to residents, they were given $280 to spend for two nights at a hotel while crews make repairs.

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