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Three injured in south London building collapse

  • 17 May 2014
  • From the section London
Building collapse in Norbury
London Fire Brigade had to evacuate 14 people from inside the shop and flats

Three people were injured when the roof of a building collapsed in south London.

The Metropolitan Police and London Fire Brigade (LFB) were called to London Road in Norbury at 11:45 BST.

Three people suffered minor injuries, two of them were taken to hospital, one with head injuries and the second with a foot injury.

LFB said 14 people were evacuated from the building and part of London Road has been closed.

It is not yet known what caused the roof to collapse.

Met Police said the three-storey building, with a shop on the ground floor, had been deemed unsafe.

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