Vacant Avenues building collapses

Posted at 7:28 PM, May 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-26 00:32:28-04

SALT LAKE CITY —  The rear of a vacant building near downtown Salt Lake City collapsed early Saturday evening.

Salt Lake City Fire and Police Departments were called to 155 E. 1st Ave. to a “partial building collapse” across from Hillcrest Apartments.

Emergency crews closed a nearby road and evacuated nearby buildings, according to SLCFD Capt. Adam Archuleta.