SFD K9s help identify location of missing person in deadly New Orleans hotel collapse ​


SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — A group of Shreveport firefighters and their dogs have identified the location of the only construction worker not accounted for after the deadly hotel collapse in New Orleans.

Three SFD K-9 handlers and four K-9’s spent Tuesday and Wednesday conducting searches of the collapse zone at the Hard Rock Hotel on Canal St.

The New Orleans Fire Department will take over the recovery operation at the location the dogs identified.

The firefighters and their dogs went to New Orleans Monday afternoon to assist crews in the search.​

Two people were killed and more than a dozen were injured Saturday when a crane collapsed at the hotel on Canal St.

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