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Worker rescued after building collapse in downtown Indianapolis

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Posted at 1:07 AM, Sep 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-11 01:07:38-04

INDIANAPOLIS -- A firefighter was injured when crews had to rescue a man from a collapsed building in downtown Indianapolis.

Firefighters were called to the building at 9th and Illinois streets just after 5:30 p.m. 

Two men told firefighters they were working on the building, which is being rehabilitated, when they heard a loud crack. Moments later, they say part of that building collapsed. 

One of the men was able to make it out of the building by himself, but a second man had to be rescued from the second floor of the building. 

A firefighter suffered a minor injury during the rescue and was taken to the hospital to be treated. 

 

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