Henrico Fire Responds to Wall Collapse

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Henrico County Fire responded to 2208 Pearl Road during Wednesday night’s storm for a warehouse damaged in the storm.

The brick veneer from a large warehouse building had peeled away and fallen to the ground and on top of a car.

The workers inside the building reported hearing a loud bang which they thought was lightening hitting the building just before they heard the wall come down.

The Henrico County Building inspector responded out and determined that a lack of sufficient brick ties to the block wall contributed to the collapse.  The building will be closed during repairs.

No injuries were reported from the incident. 

Copyright 2014 by Young Broadcasting of Richmond


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