Elliot Lake rescue mission halted as collapsed mall deemed unsafe

Chris Young/Canadian Press

ANNA MEHLER PAPERNY, CAROLINE ALPHONSO AND STEPHEN SPENCER DAVIS
Monday, June 25, 2012 – Globe and Mail

Rescue crews have been called off the scene of a fatal mall collapse in Elliot Lake, Ontario: The structure is simply too dangerous to send people into.

Ontario Provincial Police and crews from Toronto’s Heavy Urban Search and Rescue spent hours making their way through the rubble of the mall, which collapsed Saturday afternoon, killing at least one person and injuring more than 20.

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