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Contractor in serious condition following partial building collapse in Baltimore

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Posted at 11:48 AM, Jul 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-06 17:35:42-04

BALTIMORE — Two contractors were injured when a building collapsed Tuesday morning in Baltimore City.

Shortly after 10:30 a.m., Baltimore City Firefighters arrived to the 1700 block of E. Biddle Street for a report of a building collapse. Crews were told that two contractors were trapped inside.

After rescuing both contractors, both were transported to the hospital. Once is currently in serious condition, while the other suffered minor injuries.

According to the Baltimore City Fire Department, the building was vacant and under construction and both contractors were working on the middle home. The home had a fireplace on the second floor, which is where the collapse happened.

The second floor collapsed and the contractor that's in critical condition fell from the second floor to the first.