LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – Emergency units responded after a building partially collapsed in the east Las Vegas Valley on Friday afternoon.

Multiple Clark County Fire Department units responded to the 2300 block of Exeter drive at approximately 12:26 p.m. The Red Cross is also on the scene to assist, and that organization reported that the front of a four-unit building collapsed just after noon.

Jan. 5 building collapse map(FOX5)

All four units of the building have reportedly been damaged and 14 people were displaced from their homes. First responders said that one person suffered a severe head injury.

Officials say that the collapse was not due to a fire, but is most likely related to the age of the building.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.


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