More than a week after the partial collapse of a residential building in Surfside, Fla., The chances of finding people alive under the rubble are “close to nil,” said Col. Golan Vach, commander of the Unit. Israeli national rescue which assists in search and rescue efforts.
“I am realistic, but we are still hopeful. This hope keeps us very active and we are growing every day,” he said on Monday. “We wake up in the morning … with a lot of energy to find loved ones, living or non-living.”
As search and rescue efforts were halted during the demolition process, Vach said his team used this time to update the last location of those found and questioned.
“At the moment, we have a specific and specific plan to continue these research efforts,” he told CNN.
So far, Vach said crews have found “what makes life.”
“We have seen everything that makes life. We have seen furniture … we have seen toys. And we are looking for people, of course,” he said.
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