1 dead, another missing after storm causes Amazon distribution building collapse in Baltimore
Storm damage at an Amazon Fulfillment complex in Baltimore. (Photo: Jacob Fisher / WBFF-TV)
BALTIMORE (AP) — The fire department says one person is dead and another was unaccounted after a weather-related building collapse at an Amazon distribution warehouse on Baltimore's southeast side, the Baltimore Sun reports.
Chief Roman Clark tells the Sun that a 50-foot wall collapsed late Friday at the Amazon Fulfillment Center as a storm hit the area. Clark says one person was found under debris and taken to a hospital, where the person was pronounced dead, the Sun reports. He adds that a second person was unaccounted for.
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Images taken from outside the facility showed a badly damaged truck and a knocked over light pole, the Sun reports.
The National Weather Service had earlier warned of thunderstorms in the area, with some producing gusty winds and heavy rain.