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FDNY responds to partial crane collapse at new construction site in Brooklyn

The FDNY says no injuries have been reported.

News 12 Staff

Feb 12, 2021, 1:21 AM

Updated 1,254 days ago

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The FDNY responded to a partial crane collapse at a new tower construction site in Brooklyn Thursday. 
FDNY crews responded to 1 Bell Slip around 3:44 p.m. The FDNY says 12 units and 60 firefighters responded to the collapse. 
The Department of Buildings says 1 Bell Slip is a 31-story new tower project that is currently under construction. They say that at the time of the incident, technicians were on site performing maintenance work on the tower crane when the crane’s boom experienced a partial collapse. 
The Department of Buildings says no part of the crane fell to the ground and the tower construction project was not damaged in the incident.
They say they are currently working with the developer’s engineers and crane company to assess the damage to the tower crane and determine what measures should be taken. 
The Department of Buildings says the investigation at the scene is ongoing at this time. 
The FDNY says no injuries have been reported.


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