No Injuries After Vacant Building Partially Collapses in Midtown

NY 1 - July 18, 2020

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NEW YORK - No injuries were reported after a vacant building partially collapsed in Manhattan late Thursday morning.

According to the FDNY, the collapse happened just before 11 a.m. inside the four-story building located at 211 East 34th Street in Midtown.

Photos from the scene show the residential building's rear four floors exposed.

The building is located next to a vacant lot that is under construction.

The FDNY says surrounding properties were evacuated out of precaution.

The cause of the collapse is under investigation.