6 people -- including 4 firefighters -- injured in Dallas building partial collapse

Firefighters are investigating a partial building collapse in Dallas Wednesday (KPRC)

DALLAS – Six people were injured, including four firefighters, after an explosion Wednesday morning at an apartment complex in south Dallas, authorities said.

Firefighters were responding to a reported natural gas leak at the two-story apartment complex when the explosion occurred, Dallas Fire-Rescue said in a statement. The explosion caused a partial collapse of the building.

It wasn’t immediately clear how many people were in the building when the explosion occurred.

The six injured were taken to hospitals. Their conditions weren’t immediately available.

The cause of the blast was under investigation.

KPRC 2 is carrying a livestream of the collapse. NOTE: There is no audio in the livestream.

Firefighters are investigating a partial building collapse in Dallas Wednesday (KPRC)
Firefighters are investigating a partial building collapse in Dallas Wednesday (KPRC)
Firefighters are investigating a partial building collapse in Dallas Wednesday (KPRC)
Firefighters are investigating a partial building collapse in Dallas Wednesday (KPRC)
Firefighters are investigating a partial building collapse in Dallas Wednesday (KPRC)
Firefighters are investigating a partial building collapse in Dallas Wednesday (KPRC)
Firefighters are investigating a partial building collapse in Dallas Wednesday (KPRC)
Firefighters are investigating a partial building collapse in Dallas Wednesday (KPRC)

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