Wall Collapses Inside Building Under Construction in Harlem

Wall Collapses Inside Building Under Construction in Harlem Updated April 23, 2012 9:50am

April 23, 2012 9:50am

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Investigators work the scene at 51 East 125th Street, where a 10-foot-high wall collapsed. (DNAinfo/Jeff Mays)

By Jeff Mays and Wil Cruz

DNAinfo Staff

HARLEM A small wall collapsed inside of a building under construction on East 125th Street, officials said.

The 10-foot-high brick wall inside of 51 E. 125th St. Came down just before 8:30 a.m., an FDNY spokesman said.

No one was injured in the collapse, the spokesman added.

The building was empty because of the heavy rains over the weekend, said Martin Shkreli, the contractor for Alba Group.

Shkreli speculated that the wall came down because of the downpour.

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