A building collapsed Wednesday morning at 22nd and Market Street in Philadelphia. Several people are believed to be trapped in the rubble.

Les Carpenter, a Yahoo! Sports writer, is tweeting images and reports from the scene.

People rescued from the collapsed building are being taken to area hospitals.

As many as 10 are reportedly trapped.

And at least 10 people have been rushed to the hospital, according to a Philadelphia Fox affiliate.


Witnesses say they did not hear an explosion.

Police continue to indicate the collapse was related to a nearby demolition.

Crews continue to search for survivors and a backhoe has been brought in to help with removing the rubble.

Philadelphia Daily News reporter Dana DiFilippo is at the scene.

Two people may still be trapped in the rubble.

Fox 29 reports 3 people trapped.

A view from above:

Across the street from my building! I hope everyone is okay =( #philly #philadelphia #marketstreet #collapsedbuilding

A view of the site shortly before the building collapse:

Rescue workers are still on the scene.

Let’s hope “police sources” are wrong about the death of one victim.

Good news:

However, two people may still be trapped.


One more person has been pulled from the rubble.

The latest on the victims:


DiFilippo reports that police have confirmed one death:

Twitchy will monitor this developing story and update as details become available.




Rescuers found a survivor, 13 hours after the building collapsed: