Building Collapse

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Philadelphia Building Collapse: 6 Dead, 14 Injured

Thursday, June 06, 2013

Six people were killed and 14 injured an after a Salvation Army thrift store building collapsed in central Philadelphia yesterday. A neighboring building was in the process of being demolished, when one of its walls suddenly gave way, sending bricks, wood, concrete, and cinder blocks onto the Salvation Army store. Elizabeth Fiedler, WHYY reporter, explains.



Building Collapses in Brighton Beach

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Firefighters said one worker died and four others were injured after a five-story building under construction collapsed in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, Tuesday afternoon, trapping them underneath.