Downtown Elyria building collapses

ELYRIA, OH (WOIO) - The foundation on a downtown building collapsed early Wednesday morning in Elyria.

Police were called to 595 Broad Street for a bunch of debris in the road.

19 Action News has learned the foundation had collapsed, sinking the floors more than three feet. Luckily, nobody was injured.

This building housed the Law Offices of Savoy and Bilancini. The attorneys are not allowed in the building Wednesday.

The building inspector tells 19 Action News that time, weight and erosion took its toll on the foundation, causing the collapse.

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