2-car garage collapses on Oak Street in Yonkers

The collapse happened just before 2 p.m. on Oak Street. (2/20/14)

YONKERS - A two-car garage collapsed in Yonkers this afternoon and narrowly missed people walking by on the sidewalk.

The collapse happened just before 2 p.m. on Oak Street between Yonkers Avenue and Chestnut Street.

Fire officials say there are no reported injuries. They believe the heavy snow and old age of the structure are to blame.

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The collapse shut down Oak Street to vehicular traffic for part of the day.

It took firefighters several hours to check if anyone was trapped inside.

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