By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A building partially collapsed in Pittsburgh’s Perry South neighborhood.READ MORE: West Virginia Lawmakers Approve Needle Exchange Regulations
The collapse happened Friday at a duplex on the 800 block of Melrose Avenue. Fire crews say the side of the building that collapsed was abandoned, but someone was living on the other side of the building.
The electric company went to the scene to cut cables to the structure for safety.
Officials say there were no injuries, but they are not sure what lead to the collapse. The Red Cross is coming to assist the impacted man.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Firefighters, Hilltop Pharmacy Hold COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic For Second Dose Distribution
Firefighters said the house will most likely have to be torn down. Crews cleared the scene around 11:10 pm.
UPDATE: Fire crews say the side that collapsed is abandoned but someone was living on the other side of the duplex. They say there were no injuries and the Red Cross will help the man who lives here. @KDKA pic.twitter.com/SI27a9sl0o
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