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Man survives South Philly building collapse

The city is investigating how a three-story home in Grays Ferry collapsed.
The scene outside the Salvation Army collapse in June 2013.Metro file photo

The city is investigating after a three-story South Philly building collapsed with a man inside.

The man, 39, was hospitalized in stable condition, WHYY reported.

He was on the third floor of a Grays Ferry home located on the 1400 block of Patton Street when it collapsed around 7:30 a.m. Saturday.

The victim was pulled out of the rubble and brought to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. The house reportedly had no construction violations recently cited.

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The cause of the collapse is unknown.

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