City Firefighters respond to downtown structure collapse

CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – Charleston City firefighters are investigating a structure collapse that occured at Wentworth Street and St. Philip Street downtown late Friday night.

No one was injured and the cause of the collapse remains unknown.

City of Charleston spokesperson Jack O’Toole released this statement about the collapse:

“First, and most important, we’re very thankful that no one was hurt during the partial collapse. Currently, city officials and public safety officers are working with the property owner to ensure that the area is safe and secure going forward.”

We will continue to update you on this ongoing investigation.

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