Friday, July 3, 2015

3-story building mural falls onto Chinatown street

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City inspectors have been called in to investigate how a 3-story high ceramic mural depicting a tree fell from the side of an apartment building in Chinatown.

No injuries were reported in the facade collapse about 4:30 a.m. at 9th and Race Streets, but firefighters briefly evacuated the building as a precaution.

Officials from the city Department of Licenses and Inspection are investigating.

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