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Philly Collapse Update

06/06/2013
UPDATE: Rescuers ended their search on Thursday for survivors and victims of a city-center building collapse that left 6 people dead and 13 injured, including a 61-year-old woman who was pulled from the rubble 12 hours after the collapse, reports The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/16OuwTK). By early afternoon, firefighters retreated from the rubble-strewn site of a Salvation Army thrift shop on South 22nd Street that was crushed by the wall of an adjacent building on Market Street that fell during demolition on Wednesday morning. After searching the debris for more than 24 hours, rescue workers stood back to allow a giant backhoe to scoop up mounds of shattered wood, broken concrete and a...

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