Queens: Scaffolding Collapses On 5 Story Building Under Construction


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The scaffolding on a five story building collapsed on Monday morning, injuring six people.

The FDNY was on the scene at 42-20 27 Street near Queens Boulevard at around 11:30AM.

The building is a five story 75×100 building under construction.

Six people suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

After making sure that all construction workers on the site were accounted for, the FDNY was placing emergency shoring to attempt to stabilize the scaffolding.

27th Street remains closed from Queens Boulevard to 42nd Road.

(Charles Gross – YWN)