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Survivor Pulled From Under Rubble of Building Collapse

Updated: Saturday, August 3 2013, 04:12 PM CDT

Developing news overnight out of Philadelphia, PA, where a 61 year old woman has been pulled out alive, from the rubble of a collapsed building.


Myra Plekam was rescued 13 hours after the building came crashing to the ground.


So far six people are confirmed dead, and at least 14 others have been injured, first responders say that number could rise.


Authorities still don't know, how many people were actually in the store, possibly on the sidewalk, or in the area adjacent to the salvation army thrift store.


The Mayor of Philadelphia stating: there had been no complaints or violations connected with the building, and all permits were up to date.


As for Plekam, fire crews say she has been taken to a local hospital.

Survivor Pulled From Under Rubble of Building Collapse


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