Philly Fire Escape Collapses; 3 Injured

By: Philadelphia AP Email
By: Philadelphia AP Email

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say three people were injured, one critically, when a fire escape landing collapsed and fell four stories in downtown Philadelphia.

Officials say the three were on the landing of the fire escape of a red-brick apartment building when it collapsed around midnight Saturday.

The three people were taken to hospitals. Police dispatchers said one person was listed in critical condition and two were in stable condition.

Officials from the city's Department of Licenses and Inspections were at the scene investigating.


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