CHICAGO (CBS) — Six people were injured when a porch collapsed Tuesday afternoon in the South Austin neighborhood.
Fire Department officials said the stairs on the back porch at 18 S. Lavergne Av. failed while people were on them Tuesday afternoon.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Hot And Sunny For Days To Come
18 south Laverne. Plan 1 for porch collapse. Stairs failed while people were in them 6 transports including two young people. Five yellow 1 red. Building dept on scene. pic.twitter.com/hZdnvqNSny
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One person was taken to the hospital in serious to critical condition, and five were hospitalized in fair to serious condition, after a porch collapsed at 18 S. Lavergne Av.MORE NEWS: Officers Shoot, Wound Armed Suspect In Bronzeville, Police Say
Buildings Department officials were responding, but further details were not immediately available.