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One injured when platform collapses in Buffalo building

Posted at 10:58 AM, Oct 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-31 14:33:58-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — One person was hurt after a stairwell platform collapsed Thursday morning in the building at 290 Main Street in Buffalo.

Buffalo Police say a slate platform collapsed inside the building, and that a building worker was injured and taken to ECMC with non-life threatening injuries.

An Erie County spokesperson told us there are about 200 county employees who work at the building, and that a number of companies are housed there. That person also told 7 Eyewitness News the worker who was injured was not a county employee.