Breaking: Rowhouse collapses in Strawberry Mansion

In an undated Google Street Maps picture, 3026 W. Diamond St., which collapsed this morning, is shown with men seated on the stoop. Credit: Google Maps
In an undated Google Street Maps picture, 3026 W. Diamond St., which collapsed this morning, is shown with men seated on the stoop. Credit: Google Maps

Reports are emerging that rescuers are on the scene of a partial building collapse in Strawberry Mansion.

The home, at 3026 W. Diamond St., reportedly collapsed about 10:40 a.m., ABC reported.

Early reports stated that two workers were taken by ambulance to Hahnemann Hospital.

According to NBC, the house was under demolition, and bricks and stones began falling from the adjacent buildings, striking the two workers.

According to online records, the rowhouse was built in 1915 and was a Philadelphia Housing Authority property.

An undated Google Street View image of the house (above) shows it as boarded up.

Check back for updates as this story develops.



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