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5 hurt in partial house collapse in New Orleans

3 years 1 month 1 week ago September 12, 2013 Sep 12, 2013 Thursday, September 12 2013 September 12, 2013 11:57 AM in News
Source: Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS - Five people have been injured during a partial house collapse in New Orleans' Lakeview neighborhood.

Authorities said the building collapsed about 11:30 a.m. Thursday near the intersection of Mound Avenue and Catina Street.

A spokesman for the New Orleans Fire Department tells The Times-Picayune that calls initially indicated that people were trapped inside the collapse, but no one was seriously injured.

EMS spokeswoman Liz Belcher says five people - all listed in stable condition - were taken to area hospitals.

The cause of the collapse has not yet been determined.

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