Part of house collapses in East Mount Airy

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Partial collapse in East Mt. Airy. Matt O'Donnell reports during Action News Mornings on January 22, 2018. (WPVI)

Officials are investigating a partial collapse of a house in the East Mount Airy section of Philadelphia.

The chimney on the home in the 500 block of East Walnut Lane gave way at 1:30 a.m. Monday. Then a part of the side wall came down.

No one was inside the home at the time.

City inspectors say the house is no longer habitable.

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