House Collapse on South Broad Street; Rescuers search for trapped victims

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Emergency personnel work to remove a person from the rubble of a residential building that collapsed on the 1800 block of South Broad Street. Photo by Michael A. Sabo

Hamilton, NJ – A residential building completely collapsed to the ground on the 1800 block of South Broad Street in Hamilton early Monday morning trapping multiple people in the fallen structure.

Rescue crews that included Hamilton Township Fire Department, Trenton Fire Department, and New Jersey State Police Search and Rescue worked to locate people in the rubble from the collapse.

South Broad Street is closed in the area. It is unclear what caused the collapse.

This story will be updated as new information becomes available.


 

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