Partial Building Collapse In Brooklyn

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A building partially collapsed in Brooklyn early Tuesday morning.

Firefighters arrived at 103 Patchen Avenue near Monroe Street at about 7:15am in response to a call about debris falling off the building. The debris came from the partial collapse of an unstable wall.

According to fire officials reported no injuries at the time of the collapse of the unoccupied building.

This is the second building collapse in Brooklyn this week.

The first one was on Sunday afternoon in nearby neighborhood Fort Greene. A four-story apartment building with a history of violations completely collapsed .

Its neighboring building, which suffered heavy damage, is now set for demolition.

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