A seventh death is being linked to a 2013 building collapse in Philadelphia that killed shoppers and workers inside a Salvation Army.
Authorities have identified the male victim of Monday night’s house fire and building collapse in Wilmington, Delaware.
Investigators spent Tuesday sifting through rubble on Bird Street in Wilmington looking for the cause of a fire and building collapse that killed one person and send two others to the hospital.
The fire was reported shortly before 11 p.m. in the 400 block of Maryland Avenue.
It was one year ago today that a building under demolition collapsed on the Salvation Army thrift shop at 22nd and Market Streets, killing six and injuring 14.
Licenses and Inspections Commissioner Carlton Williams in a 39-page written response, included in the Controller’s Report, refuted the findings raising “objections to the incomplete, inaccurate and misleading interpretations of Department data that underlie the Report’s recommendations.”
A partial building collapse has been reported in the Strawberry Mansion section of the city Tuesday morning.
The call came in around 1:20 p.m. for a building under demolition at 3rd and Market Streets that had “collapsed.”
The incident was reported shortly after 9 p.m. Monday in the 2600 block of Myrtlewood Street.
Public records show property taxes on the house haven’t been paid since 2008. The property had been cited six times since 2007 by the city Department of Licenses & Inspections.
Eyewitness News has new details on a building collapse that injured two people in North Philadelphia.
A Philadelphia Grand Jury continues to investigate the deadly collapse of the Center City Salvation Army store in June.
A judge has ruled that two men facing charges in a Philadelphia building collapse that killed six people will remain behind bars until their next court date in February.
New laws stemming from the tragic Market Street building collapse has been speeding through City Council, but final votes are now delayed by a speed bump imposed by the state.
A hearing over subpoenaed records in the fatal Market Street building collapse this spring was postponed Wednesday, but a Philadelphia architect is facing even more requests for documents.