Live: Rescuers Work to Save People Trapped in Philadelphia Building Collapse

Dashiell Bennett

Firefighters in Philadelphia are racing to rescue as many as 10 people who might have been trapped inside collapsed downtown building. The building that collapsed is a four-story structure, adjacent to a Salvation Army Thrift Store on the corner of Market St. and 22nd St. in downtown Philly. Here's what it looked like before the collapse, via Google Maps.

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According to reports, the collapse, which happened around 10:30 a.m., appears to be a construction accident as the building next door to the structure was in the process of being demolished. Hundreds of firefighters, police, and construction workers have decended on the property and are feverisly working to clear debris. Several people have been taken away to local hospital, but exact details on the number of injured and their condition are unavailable.

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You can watch live coverage from the local NBC News station below.

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