A number of people are believed to have been trapped after a building collapsed in centre City Philadelphia this morning.
Here’s how the scene looks at the moment, where a four story building that was in the process of being demolished appeared to have collapsed onto a Salvation Army thrift store next to it:
Here’s how the building at 22nd Street and Market Street looked before the collapse, as shown on Google Street View:
Amazingly, one photographer caught a picture of the site just before the collapse this morning, and the image clearly shows the demolition work going on in the green “Hoagie City” building. You can view that image on Flickr.
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