1 Person Hospitalized In Interior House Collapse

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — One person is hospitalized following an interior house collapse in the Feltonville section of Philadelphia.

Fire officials says a call came in shortly before 4:30 p.m. on Friday for a fire on the 100 block of East Rockland Street.

When they got to the scene, they realized the interior of the house collapsed.

According to officials, the second floor collapsed into first floor, which then caused the collapse of the first floor into the basement.

One person has been transported to Einstein Medical Center.

The extent of the person’s injuries is unknown at this time.

For safety reasons, L&I inspectors are waiting for representatives of all of the utilities to disconnect service before they can complete the inspection.

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