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5 rescued from partial building collapse; 2 went to hospital

July 31, 2018

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Emergency dispatchers say five people were rescued from a partial collapse of a western Pennsylvania building during a storm.

Officials in Fayette County said the building in South Union township adjacent to Uniontown collapsed shortly after 3:30 p.m. Tuesday during heavy rain and high winds.

The (Uniontown) Herald-Standard reports that two of the five were taken to a hospital after they were rescued.

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for the region.

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