A pizza place at a Philly street corner has collapsed.

A pizza place at a Philly street corner has collapsed.

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A three-story rowhome that housed a longtime pizza shop collapsed Wednesday morning in a cloud of dust at a Philadelphia street corner. No injuries were reported.

The collapse happened around 9:45 a.m. at East York and Memphis streets, a Philadelphia Fire Department spokesperson said. Neighbors and local businesses call the area Fishtown.

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Devonte, a neighbor, shares his story.

Firefighters arrived to find the three-story building "completely collapsed."

Devonte, a neighbor, was driving down York when he heard rumbling and saw a dust cloud coming towards his car. He said it was shaken up but is happy that no one was hurt. Firefighters arrived to find the three-story building "completely collapsed."

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Key Food Pizza has operated from the corner property for many years.

The three-story rowhome that housed Key Food Pizza collapsed Wednesday morning, sending debris onto two streets. No injuries were reported. The collapse happened around 9:45 a.m. at East York and Memphis streets, a Philadelphia Fire Department spokesperson said. Neighbors and local businesses call the area Fishtown.

Key Food Pizza has been a staple in the Fishtown community for many years. The pizza shop was known for its large slices and friendly staff.

The owner says there has been a lot of recent construction nearby.

The owner of Key Food Pizza told NBC10 that there has been a lot of construction in the area recently, which may have contributed to the collapse of his shop. He said he plans to rebuild and hopes to reopen soon.

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At least six fire engines and city Licenses and Inspections responded to the scene.

A backhoe was brought in to remove some of the debris around 11:30 a.m.

When firefighters arrived at the scene, they found that the three-story building had collapsed completely. A backhoe was brought in to remove some of the debris around 11:30 a.m.

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The cause of the collapse remained under investigation.

The building was structurally unsound and had been cited for code violations.

Subsection 5.3 The owner was issued a violation for failure to maintain the property in a safe and sanitary condition.

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