Brick veneer of building collapses; people forced from apartments

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Some people were forced from their Lexington apartments Tuesday night when the brick veneer of a building collapsed on one wall, according to the Lexington Fire Department.

Crews say it happened just before 9:30 p.m. at a building used for storage near the intersection of North Limestone and Blue Grass Avenue.

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Investigators say apartments are attached to the building, so tenants were forced to leave for the night while the structural integrity of the building was assessed.