NEW YORK - First responders rescued two workers from a building that partially collapsed in Brooklyn on Friday afternoon.
Authorities say that the sidewall and roof of a residential building collapsed on the men just after 1 p.m. on Lincoln Road in Prospect Lefferts Gardens.
Firefighters were quickly on the scene and managed to extract the men and transport them to the hospital. One has a serious injury, the other reportedly has a life-threatening injury.
According to the FDNY, demolition was taking place when the partial collapse happened.
The specific cause of the collapse is still unknown.