Topic: Lloyd Ayers
A four-story building collapsed onto a next-door thrift store on Wednesday in Philadelphia. Thirteen people were injured and one woman died in the incident. Authorities are investigating the cause of the collapse, which witnesses describe as 'ground-shaking.'
Philadelphia building collapse: A four-story building in the Pennsylvania city, in the process of being demolished, collapsed on Wednesday morning.
On Saturday a veteran fire captain with the Philadelphia Fire Department died when a burning three-story building collapsed with him inside. It has been an emotional year for the Fire Department; they lost two other men less than a year ago.
The firefighters were inspecting an adjacent building to the abandoned warehouse fire they were fighting when it collapsed.