A four-story residential building collapsed in Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood on Tuesday afternoon.
At least three people were injured by falling debrisduring the startling collapse, which occured about 2:30 p.m, and was captured on various social media.
The building, located at Tompkins Avenue and Fulton Street, was due to be redeveloped into a 47,000 square foot residential tower with 64 apartments, reported the Real Deal.
Authorities did not immediately determine what caused the collapse.
Emergency personnel are on the scene of a building collapse at Tompkins Ave & Fulton St, BK. Expect traffic delays/street closures.
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