East Village Building Briefly Evacuated After Partial Wall Collapse: FDNY - NBC New York

East Village Building Briefly Evacuated After Partial Wall Collapse: FDNY

FDNY received a call reporting a partial wall collapse inside of 301 E. 10th St., across from Tompkins Square Park, at 3:36 p.m. Tuesday

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    Partial Wall Collapse in East Village Forces Evacuation

    A building on East 10th Street, right across Tompkins Square Park, in the East Village has been evacuated after a partial wall collapse.

    (Published Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019)

    What to Know

    • A number of buildings in the East Village were evacuated after a wall inside a townhouse partially collapsed, the FDNY said

    • The department received a call reporting a partial wall collapse inside of 301 E. 10th St., across from Tompkins Square Park, at 3:36 p.m.

    • The department didn’t immediately receive any reports of injuries. A spokesperson for DOB said the department is responding to the scene

    A building in the East Village was briefly evacuated after a wall inside a townhouse partially collapsed, the FDNY said.

    The department received a call reporting a partial wall collapse inside of 301 E. 10th St., across from Tompkins Square Park, at 3:36 p.m. Tuesday, it said.

    The four-story building is vacant, and there are active buildings permits for renovation at that address, according to the Deparment of Buildings. 

    Firefighters and the buildings department responded, and after the buildings inspectors deemed the building safe, residents were allowed to return to the building. Buildings on each side of the building were also deemed safe. 

    The street was also reopened to pedestrian and vehicular traffic. 

    No one was reported injured in the partial collapse. 

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