BREAKING : Four storey apartment collapses in Brooklyn, New York

June 22nd, 2009 - 1:35 am ICT by John Le Fevre  

Four storey apartment collapses in Brooklyn A major emergency response is currently underway in the Brooklyn area of New York after a four-storey building collapsed Sunday afternoon.

At least three people were reported missing when the building at Myrtle and Hall in the Ryerson Street area “totally collapsed” according to reports on the microblogging platform Twitter.

It is not known how many people were inside the apartment but witnesses reported nothing unusual prior to the building collapsing.

New York Fide Department, police, and emergency services are currently on the scene.

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