Transcript for Philadelphia Building Collapse, People Trapped
Breaking news out of Philly just moments goal of building collapse a number of people are trapped. Pictures simply incredible -- go right to Josh got here in the newsroom here's the latest developments Josh. Yes and Ken and -- this building the. -- the pictures are astonishing when you take a look at them we'll give you. -- look at this video right now from our Philadelphia sister station WP VI. We are now being told two people still believed to be trapped inside the rubble there there's really nothing left that happened about 10:45 in the morning. In the heart of Center City Philadelphia two buildings leveled. One of them about four to five stories high another one. -- thrift shop that is believed to have been populated this is a picture. That was taken you just yesterday -- by by a passer by this is an area that's been under redevelopment. That building obviously in the process of demolition rescue workers have been crawling -- that rubble now for more than an hour. Moving the debris away piece by piece as they search for survivors. There were estimates that as many as ten people. Had been trapped inside and at last report. There were nine people taken to area hospitals their conditions not yet clear this happened at the corner of 22 and market streets that's an area known as Center City in Philadelphia it's right at the edge of the central business district. And actually pretty controversial stretch of real estate in Philadelphia it's -- block -- two stretch of businesses that at one point involved a lot of adult. Video stores developers have been trying to revitalize that whole area for over a decade and it looks like. A one of those buildings was in the process of being demolished when all of this happened again. Two people said still to be trapped inside that rubble we are waiting for more information from Philadelphia rescue authorities and when we get it of course we will bring it to you.
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