An excess of weight in a Chilean soccer stadium caused a major collapse, leading to several injuries.
Authorities are blaming the collapse of the Metropol Building on individual corruption and lax safety and say 13 people have so far been arrested for construction violations.
Reports on social media say that up to 80 people might be missing in the completely destroyed and collapsed area of the building.
The fire broke out early on Saturday afternoon, and an initial assessment has revealed that the fire broke out during maintenance work which was being carried out on the second floor.
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Israel Fire and Rescue Services decided to evacuate following a report made by the residents of unusual cracks in the building.
"This was a serious case of neglect," a parent of two students at the school told N12. "We are scared to send them to school tomorrow."
The money will not have to be returned even if the collapse is ultimately deemed outside the responsibility of insurers, the company said.
Buildings around the country have been evacuated over the past two weeks for fear of collapse.