Report of Brooklyn building partial collapse a false alarm, FDNY spokesman says
A report that a building had partially collapsed in Brooklyn has turned into a false alarm.
A fire department spokesman now says there was no partial collapse. He says firefighters had initially responded to report of a partial collapse at a building under construction on Myrtle Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant just after 8 p.m. Thursday.
Police say they are investigating the incident as a possible false report.He says firefighters removed a person at the scene who claimed he was a victim of the partial collapse. He says that person was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.
Report by Newsday March 11, 2016