Ex-Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade visits site of Florida building collapse

Ex-Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade visits site of Florida building collapse

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Miami Heat icon Dwyane Wade paid a solemn visit to the site of the deadly Florida building collapse — leaving a touching message and giving first responders a pep talk.

The 39-year-old hoopster, who spent the bulk of his 16-year All-Star career with the Heat, also spent time reviewing the “Wall of Hope” memorial that has sprouted at the site, according to WPLG-TV.

Wade was part of a group that reportedly left a note at the memorial for the first victim of the Champlain Towers South collapse — former Staten Island resident Stacie Fang, 54.

“Sending prayer, love, strength, and healing,” the note read.

A photo posted on Twitter by the South Florida Sun-Sentinel’s Heat reporter Ira Winderman shows the retired NBA star addressing dozens of first responders.

“Dwyane Wade addressed a team today in Surfside from South Florida Urban Search and Rescue before they began their shift,” Winderman said in the post.

Other images show Wade quietly eyeing photos of the missing along the fence at the memorial.

Wade is the latest Miami sports figure to visit the tragic site of the June 24 collapse, where 60 people have been confirmed dead and about 80 remain missing.

Current Heat star Tyler Herro and the team’s assistant coach Chris Quinn delivered water and snacks to first responders following the collapse, while members of baseball’s Miami Marlins and the NFL’s Miami Dolphins have also visited the site.

Wade, who rejoined the Heat before retiring in 2019, was drafted by the team in 2003 and was so beloved that fans renamed Miami-Dade County as Miami-“Wade” County for a week.

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