PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A vacant house, set for demolition, partially collapsed in West Philadelphia Thursday.
The incident happened at about 4:30 p.m. at the 3600 block of Fairmount Avenue in the Mantua section.READ MORE: Brotherly Love: Zummo Bike Donating Refurbished Bikes To Montgomery County Kids For Seven Years Strong
No injuries were reported and there was no damage to the adjoining properties.READ MORE: Only Part Of MLK Drive Will Reopen To Vehicles On Wednesday Due To Bridge Repairs
Nearby homes were evacuated as a precaution.
Ten residents of nearby homes were displaced before being allowed back in Thursday night. The Red Cross was on scene to assist them.MORE NEWS: Upper Merion School District: Teachers, Staff Must Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Or Routinely Get Tested
Authorities say the house was scheduled to be demolished today.