BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore firefighters responded to a partial building collapse along East Biddle Street Tuesday morning.
A three-story building in the 1700 block of East Biddle Street partially collapsed around 10:30 a.m. The building was under construction.READ MORE: Bodies Of 5-Year-Old Boy, 6-Year-Old Girl Discovered During Essex Traffic Stop, Police Say
When firefighters arrived, they learned two people were trapped inside. One of the workers fell from the second floor to the basement.
At least 1 adult male has been taken to a trauma center by #BCFDEMS in critical condition after falling from the 2nd floor all the way to the basement.
— Baltimore Firefighters IAFF Local 734 (@BCFDL734) July 6, 2021
Firefighters rescued the contractors and they were both transported to area hospitals. One is in serious condition, one with minor injuries.READ MORE: 26-Year-Old Maryland Woman Says She Killed 92-Year-Old Roommate Nancy Anne Frankel, Police Say
Shortly after 10:30, BCFD responded to the 1700blk of E. Biddle St. for a reported bldg collapse. #BCFD FFs were notified that 2 contractors were trapped inside. After rescuing the contractors, both were transported to the hospital; 1 in serious condition & 1 w/ minor injuries. pic.twitter.com/sF7Cmf4wKG
— Baltimore Fire (@BaltimoreFire) July 6, 2021
Chopper 13 was over the scene earlier Tuesday:
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