Man injured in Germantown building collapse

Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Man injured in Germantown building collapse

A man is hospitalized after a building collapsed in Philadelphia's Germantown section Tuesday morning.

Officials tell Action News that a structure at the intersection of Ashmead Street and Germantown Avenue collapsed.

Firefighters arrived on scene at about 9:15 a.m. and quickly rescued a man trapped under the rubble. He was then taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center with a right shoulder injury.

There is no word on what caused the structure to collapse.

The situation was brought under control in a matter of minutes.

There are no other reports of injuries.

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