Bricks tumble down from North Philadelphia building

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Dozens of bricks fell from a building and crashed onto a street in North Philadelphia.

Dozens of bricks fell from a building and crashed onto a street in North Philadelphia.

The incident occurred around 1 a.m. Tuesday on the 900 block of North Broad Street.

Fortunately, it happened at an hour when there weren't a lot of people outside, and no one was hurt.

Police closed off the sidewalk and one lane of Broad Street until crews cleaned up the debris.

Building inspectors arrived on the scene to determine the cause.

It is not clear if the overnight winds played a role in the bricks falling.
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