Archive for Building Collapse

Ceiling Collapse Injures 2 Workers On Upper West Side

Two construction workers were injured when a ceiling collapsed on them at a landmarked building on the Upper West Side on Monday morning, fire officials said. The incident occurred in the basement of 555 West End Avenue, formerly St. Agnes Boys High School.   The workers were not…

Midtown Building Ceiling Collapse Kills 1, Seriously Injures Another

A ceiling collapse in a midtown Manhattan building has killed one construction worker and seriously injured another on Friday morning, multiple sources reported. The eight-story building at 25 West 38th Street was undergoing demolition, fire officials said.   Pedro Bacilio, 26, was the victim who was killed in…

Brooklyn Building Explosion Investigation Looks Into Possible Suicidal Motive

Officials positively identified Francisca Figueroa, 48, as the missing person who was pulled out of the rubble of a leveled Brooklyn building on Monday, sources said. Figueroa had been missing since Saturday when an explosion in her second floor apartment caused the building to collapse.   Investigators initially…

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