2 Injured in Ceiling Collapse on Massachusetts Avenue in Boston - NECN

2 Injured in Ceiling Collapse on Massachusetts Avenue in Boston



    Partial Dorchester Building Collapse Sparks Investigation

    A building partially collapsed in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston Thursday. The commissioner if the Inspectional Services Department said that the building is a steel structure encased in cement. Some of this cement reportedly broke off, caving into the building's ceiling. (Published Thursday, April 6, 2017)

    Police responding to a partial building collapse at the corner of Proctor Street and Massachusetts Avenue in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood on Thursday morning.

    Boston police said the call came in around 10:20 a.m. for a ceiling collapse. Emergency crews are still at the scene.

    Boston Emergency Medical Services said two people were transported to Boston Medical Center with what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.

    The building, which houses the Hen House Restaurant and several other businesses, is currently taped off. City building inspectors said a cement ceiling collapsed, and a structural evaluation will be done later in the day.

    No further information was immediately available.

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