Building collapses in Detroit; 6 firefighters hurt
DETROIT (AP) -- Authorities say six firefighters have been injured during a building collapse on Detroit's east side.
Detroit Fire Department Lt. Theresa Halsell says the firefighters were responding to a blaze at the commercial building Friday morning when it collapsed.
Halsell says the six were taken to a local hospital for treatment. She says there was no immediate word on their condition.
Video broadcast by the TV stations showed a large, billowing cloud of dark smoke obscuring the scene of the collapse. Numerous fire trucks, ambulances and rescue vehicles were on the street outside the building.
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