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Watergate Parking Garage Collapses

Reports from some employees who work inside the Watergate said they have been complaining about structural rumblings in the building for roughly four months.

Fri May 01, 2015 - Northeast Edition
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The Washington D.C. Fox News Affliate is reporting that emergency crews are at the scene of what D.C. Fire and EMS is calling a "catastrophic collapse" of a four-story parking garage at the Watergate complex.

D.C. Fire and EMS spokesman Tim Wilson says the structure collapsed around 10 a.m. The collapse may be construction-related, according to Wilson.

D.C. Fire and EMS sources also told FOX 5 one car had been completely crushed.

One injury was reported, but that person’s injuries are said to be minor.

Reports from some employees who work inside the Watergate said they have been complaining about structural rumblings in the building for roughly four months.

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