Drone footage captured the rescuers in action at a building whose base pillars and staircase had succumbed to the force of the 6.4-magnitude earthquake in Durres on Tuesday.
At least 16 people died and more than 600 were injured, some of them critically, reports say.
The epicentre of the earthquake was near the town of Thumane, north of Durres and Tirana. The quake struck shortly before 04:00 am... Еще local time (03:00 GMT) and could be felt in the surrounding countries. Several aftershocks were also reported.