Building In Philadelphia Collapses, Injuring At Least Six

Neighbors described hearing an explosion before the row houses collapsed.

1. At least six people, including an infant and a 15-year-old girl, have been injured after an explosion led to the collapse of several row homes in South Philadelphia.



BUILDING COLLAPSE: Injuries reported after several row homes collapse in south Philadelphia

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For the record, the homes involved here are 426, 428, and 430 Daly Street in South Philadelphia.

Live video from the scene of a building collapse in Philadelphia

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Live video from the scene of a building collapse in Philadelphia

#Philadelphia > > Baby thrown into firefighter's arms as building collapses: ht @withdrake

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#Philadelphia > > Baby thrown into firefighter’s arms as building collapses: ht @withdrake

9. This is the second building collapse in Philadelphia since June when six people died after a demolition went wrong.

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Tasneem Nashrulla is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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