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3 hurt in Philadelphia balcony collapse

Jan. 12, 2014 at 1:26 AM

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- At least three people were hurt in a 35-foot fall Sunday when a balcony in Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square collapsed, authorities said.

Several people were trapped when the structure collapsed at a Center City building in the 200 block of South 22nd Street, WCAU-TV, Philadelphia, reported.

Three victims were being treated at area hospitals, the TV station said.

The Philadelphia Department of Licenses and Inspections was called to begin an investigation.

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