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One Dead, Three Missing Initially After Construction Collapse at New Orleans Hard Rock Hotel High-Rise

1,197 A Hard Rock Hotel, which had been under construction for the last several months in downtown New Orleans, has collapsed (WLTX CBS affiliate in Columbia, South Carolina). Police and firefighter/paramedics from New Orleans responded […]

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Parking Structure Collapses at Retirement Home; Front of Fire Engine Falls Through Hole, East South Shore Drive Near Exchange Ave, Chicago

779 Chicago Fire Department Engine 126’s crew was on a medical run with an ambulance at the Symphony of South Shore, 2425 East South Shore Drive when the roof of the lot collapsed and the […]

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Brooklyn Building Collapse in Bedstuy Neighborhood Across the River from Manhattan — 1 Hurt

37 FDNY firefighters, paramedics and police responded about 2:30 p.m. ET after a four-story building at 1438 Fulton Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant collapsed suddenly. Rescuers immediately went to work to search the rubble of the collapsed […]

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Explosion Causes Partial Collapse, Then Complete Collapse of Commercial and Apartment Building in East Village, New York

54 An explosion caused a partial collapse, fire and then complete collapse of a building at the northwest corner of East 7th Street and 2nd Avenue in New York Thursday afternoon. FDNY firefighters responded to […]

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Fire with Building Collapse at Turano Baking Company Garage On Roosevelt Rd Near Scoville Ave, Oak Park

63 Oak Park police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:2 PM Tuesday to a commercial building fire at Turano’s Baking Company garage, 6520 Roosevelt Road Oak Park, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of a […]

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Partial Building Collapse on North Hazel Crest Rd, Unincorporated Palatine Near Rand Rd & Lake Cook Rd

28 Long Grove firefighters and area structural collapse technicians responded about 11:05 a.m. Monday to a report of a partial building collapse at 20325 North Hazel Crest Road in unincorporated Palatine/Long Grove area. Gas and […]

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Rare Thunderstorm Cells Path South Along Lake Michigan Shore Hits North Suburbs Hard, Shuts Events at Mt Prospect Melas Park

85 A rare progression of thunderstorm cells that developed over Lake Michigan elicited a National Weather Service Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Cook County Thursday after 8 pm. Thunderstorms cells, some with golf ball size hail […]