Part Of Pekin Building Crumbles

Two cars were totaled, but thankfully no one was injured when part of 405-407 Court St. in Pekin came tumbling down Wednesday afternoon.

The partial building collapse happened around 4:45 in the afternoon.

When fire officials got to the scene they found two cars under debris and the smell of gas in the air.  Gas was shut off, and officials said the smell in the air will dissipate.

The building is vacant, and no one was injured.

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