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At least three missing in Brooklyn building collapse

By KJ Mullins     Jun 21, 2009 in World
At least three people are missing after a building collapsed in Brooklyn, New York. The collapsed building has prompted an emergency response. The apartment building is at Myrtle and Ryerson Streets.
The building was in the Ryerson Street area of Brooklyn. There have been no confirmed casualties but the initial reports say that people are trapped under the rubble of the 4-story building.
The police, fire and emergency services are on the scene.
The Versper Bar and Lounge collapsed with three apartments above it. The bar was closed at the time of the collapse.
The New York Post reports that the building is completely collapsed with only the back wall still standing.
Officers are evacuating nearby buildings.
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