Woman Pulled From Philadelphia Building Collapse

A woman is rescued from beneath the rubble and taken to local hospital in critical condition.
3:00 | 06/06/13

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Turning now to our top story it's breaking overnight we're talking about the deadly building -- -- unbelievable rescue of a woman that was trapped beneath that rubble. That miraculous rescue happened thirteen hours after the building collapse. Killing at least six people ABC's Josh Haskell is on the scene and he filed this report. Saint John and Diane quite a scene here where a woman was just pulled from the rubble alive. 61 year old woman of Kensington Pennsylvania. -- she was given oxygen and then taken out on a stretcher she currently in critical condition. At University of Pennsylvania hospital. This news of course comes after an announcement that six people have died so -- into the building collapsed quite a day here in Philadelphia -- the search and rescue effort will surely go through the night. RTC's Josh Haskell in Philadelphia thank you for that this is an incredible rescue story in critical condition. Witnesses and saying for weeks that they felt. Funny about this building site. Right they walked behind it they weren't quite sure what was wrong with that they just knew that the -- that it was being comes it was being deconstruct it. It's something didn't feel -- and other construction workers who worked in the area said they felt like this was a tragedy. We're just waiting to just the same investigators say there were no existing violations at the building's demolition company had the proper permits for the work they were doing. Right so this is a lot of questions and you know there -- a couple of reporters on the scene has said that mayor natter the mayor of Philadelphia got a little testy when he was asked about violations he was asked about the right permits being pulled and there were other buildings. In similar situations around Philadelphia and I think I can understand at that moment he's just trying to save the people who might be -- there that's his focus that's got everybody right now you'll get to answer all these questions later.

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