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Neighbors back in their homes after vacant building collapses in Waterbury

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Waterbury police responded to a building collapse on Baldwin Street early Saturday morning.

Police say the vacant multi-family residence collapsed around 12:40 a.m., which caused neighboring residents on Baldwin and Laval Streets to evacuate.

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The Red Coss assisted the 33 residents displaced from the six neighboring houses. They were let back in their homes a few hours later on Saturday morning.

Crews arrived early Saturday to start demolishing the collapsed building.

There were no injuries. The cause of the collapse is unknown.


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