HOUSTON (AP) – Three workers were killed Monday during a partial collapse of a high-rise building under construction in Houston, according to fire department officials.
The fire department said one injured worker was taken to a hospital and was listed in stable condition.READ MORE: For Sale: Dallas Mansion With No Bedrooms For Nearly $1 Million
The agency said its rescue team is on the scene and working with an engineer at the site of the building, located near Interstate 10 on the city’s westside.READ MORE: Dallas Officer On Administrative Leave During Investigation Into Possible Excessive Use Of Force
Authorities believed all other workers were accounted for but rescue crews were still working to ensure there were no other victims.
It was not immediately known what caused the partial building collapse. Television news footage showed damage in the building’s lower floors.MORE NEWS: Kaufman County Sheriff's Office Reviewing Video Of Controversial Arrest Of 2 Women
The names of the workers who were killed and injured were not immediately released.