RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The brick wall of a building on East Marshall Street in the Jackson Ward area of Richmond has collapsed.
According to an 8News viewer, the wall came down shortly after 8:45 p.m. with fire crews responding to the wreckage. The wreckage is reportedly blocking East Marshall Street and North Adams.
The viewer said that they felt a big gust of wind before they heard a loud boom. They believe the building was unoccupied and no one was reported injured.
In the afternoon on Sunday, Sept. 24, authorities confirmed that the structure was vacant at the time and that the cause of the collapse is under review.
The owner of the building is cooperating with the Fire Marshal and building inspector as to the next steps, according to the Richmond Fire Department.