BOSTON - A chimney collapsed in Back Bay - leaving a huge hole in the roof a brownstone on Beacon Street.
The Boston Fire Department was called to 361 Beacon Street in Back Bay just before 10:30 a.m. for a building collapse.
Response to 361 Beacon St. in the Back Bay at 10:22 am for a building collapse. First arriving companies found a chimney has collapsed from roof to 1st floor. pic.twitter.com/hPn8B2XQR1— Boston Fire Dept. (@BostonFire) February 19, 2018
This is a 4 story attached brownstone under construction. The building is not occupied and no injuries have been reported. Companies investigating. pic.twitter.com/eC10NHdWPI— Boston Fire Dept. (@BostonFire) February 19, 2018
Responding crews found the chimney collapsed from the roof all the way down to the first floor.
The building was being renovated and the building inspector has been called in.
No one was hurt.
This is a view from the top floor to one of the floors below. @ISDBoston on scene investigating. The block of Beacon St. between Fairfield St. & Gloucester St. is closed to traffic by @bostonpolice until investigation is complete. Avoid area. pic.twitter.com/7IDh765rZW— Boston Fire Dept. (@BostonFire) February 19, 2018
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