DC Building Partially Collapses, Takes Down Street Pole

A building partially collapsed in Northeast D.C. Sunday afternoon, taking down a street pole and sending piles of bricks into a roadway.

D.C. Fire and EMS said the building collapsed at Fenwick Street and Gallaudet Street NE.

No one was trapped or injured, fire officials said.

Shawn Matthews/NBC Washington

The "building was being converted from an old tomato packing plant into something else," fire officials said.

The fire department believes strong winds may be to blame.

It appears the collapse took down a power line, but it's not known if power has been affected in the area.

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