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I'm Susan I'd take you back to this city of Philadelphia where we got word just about an hour ago about 45 minutes ago of the building collapse are now getting reports that maybe it's more than one building.
And some also reports from a local television stations.
That several people haven't taken to the hospital and maybe more are actually trapped inside -- seeing there is that.
I believe it's a thrift store on the -- according to some of the information that we have it.
His Salvation Army store of some sort Jon and we've had -- variety of different descriptions was is that four story building apartment building with folks inside.
-- -- construction happening on the ground there at some of what we're trying to figure out but we haven't seen a live fire we haven't seen anything like badges firefighters responding.
To a massive.
Building collapse that.
Just happened seemingly out of nowhere around 1045.
East Coast time.
This aerial view of where it happened 22 west 22 chance or south 42 street in Philadelphia is the address we've been given.
It is this you know Philadelphia one of the oldest of the cities on the East Coast.
There are tall office towers in this vicinity and there are very old narrow brick buildings that probably date back hundreds of years.
And this one appears to be one of them.
Do you know whether there was some kind of structural.
Problem that that led to this collapse we as -- mentioned.
We understand there has been construction nearby and sometimes the vibration -- and so forth from that kind of thing.
Can shake these old buildings apart whether that's what happened here.
Too early to know but they do know that they have people trapped -- they believe they do eight to ten people trapped in the rubble and you can see firefighters working furiously try to get those folks out.
Trying to figure out exactly what happened here 1045 you know a lot of people would be at work or.
I still getting ready to leave for work -- -- Obama standing by in the newsroom and -- you've been working this story very familiar with the city of Philadelphia yourself you know what can you tell us it's about this area and went.
What you've heard from the local reports as well.
Well this is what's called Center City Philadelphia in fact that this area is not very far from the fox affiliate station WTXF.
Which is -- fifth that markets -- this is 22 and market.
Not too far away and you can see from these pictures a bucket brigade that's taking place right now with firefighters literally trying to clear rubble away.
To get to these people believed to still be trapped.
And I'm told Jen and John that the police department has asked the television news helicopters.
To fly away they're making so much noise it's hard for the a rescue teams on the ground.
To hear the voices of people who may still be trapped in the rubble so.
News helicopter is requested to fly away so that they could listen for people who may still be trapped in the rubble I'm also told Jana and John that there was a demolition taking place.
At this site.
That this one of the buildings involved in this collapse was in the process of being brought down.
Not sure if that would have played any role in this.
But I did see a quote from the chief the fire they have the police department the -- -- the police department in Philadelphia say that this was not an explosion.
And not apparently not terror related in any way so still a lot of questions.
And again we're told that as many as eight to ten people may still be trapped five others believed to been pulled out of the rubble and they are injured right now --
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