Thursday, 22 November, 2018

At Least 2 Dead In Building Collapse At Amazon Warehouse In Baltimore

Amazon,building collapse,United States Reports say a 50-foot wall collapsed late on Friday at the Amazon Fulfillment Center as a storm hit the area
Nellie Chapman | 05 November, 2018, 10:58

That caused concrete panels along a 50-foot (15-meter) section of wall to collapse.

"My condolences go out to the families and friends of the victims", Hogan said in a post on Twitter.

Severe weather came through the area Friday night at the time of the partial collapse, Clark said.

Baltimore Fire officials say Israel Espana Argote and 54-year-old Andrew Lindsey were killed after heavy wind and rain led to the collapse of a 50-foot wall at the Amazon Fulfillment Center in southeast Baltimore.

In a statement, an Amazon spokesperson told the Sun that, 'First responders remain onsite assessing the damage.

The site was still an active scene as of Saturday afternoon, and an Amazon spokesperson told the paper that the building had been closed.

A second body was found on Saturday morning. We are incredibly thankful for the quick response from emergency services.

Officials said there weren't any other reports of people missing.

Images taken from outside the facility showed a badly damaged truck and a knocked-over light pole, the Sun reported.

"A squall line moved through the Baltimore area late Friday with locally heavy rainfall and gusty winds", said weather.com meteorologist Linda Lam. "Wind gusts of 30 to 40 miles per hour were measured in the area". Airy. The one in Baltimore formed in the city around 9:42 p.m. damaging roofs of several businesses and an apartment complex in Dundalk.