Man injured in Germantown building collapse
GERMANTOWN - September 20, 2011 (WPVI) -- 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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