9 injured in building collapse in Houston

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HOUSTON, Texas – (CBS) – UPDATE 11:30 a.m.- Officials say 9 people were injured Monday morning when the top floor of a hotel under construction collapsed in downtown Houston.

According to the Houston Fire Department, 15 workers were rescued and 9 of them were hospitalized.

We are told the others were treated at the scene. There is no word yet on what caused the collapse.

8:45 a.m. – We are following breaking news of crews on the scene of a building collapse in Houston, Texas.

Officials say it happened Monday, on the seventh floor of a building located on 3498 North Main and I-45 in North Houston.

Multiple Houston Fire Department units are on the scene as they work to survey the damage.

WATCH: Crews on the scene of a building collapse in Houston, Texas.


Authorities say the initial call came in around 8:51 a.m.

There is no word on what caused the collapse or any injuries.


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