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Three Hurt in Building Collapse in Lancaster County

The building was under construction in Ephrata when it suddenly collapsed sending three people to the hospital.

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Three people were hurt in Lancaster County when a building they were working on collapsed.  It happened just before 4 p.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of Wenger Drive in Ephrata.  The building was a modular steel structure.  The three people hurt were welding when the structure gave way.  They were taken to the hospital but none of their injuries appear to be life threatening.  Dozens of people were inside but made it out safely.

The structure is being built by a company called NRB which makes modular buildings in several states.

A building under construction in Lancaster County collapsed this afternoon just before 4 p.m. Three people were injured when the building, located along the 400 block of Wenger Drive in Ephrata Borough, unexpectedly collapsed.

The building is a modular steel structure and the workers were injured while welding. Dozens of people were inside the building but most made it out safely.

At this point crews are unsure of what caused the building to collapse. All three people injured were taken to the hospital and none of their injuries were life-threatening.