Nova Scotia

Piece of Halifax apartment exterior wall collapses

Two pickup trucks are damaged after part of the brick exterior wall fell of a Halifax apartment building Wednesday.

Two pickup trucks damaged by debris, nobody hurt

Alan Richards says it sounded like "unusual thunder" when part of the exterior wall of the apartment where he lives collapsed. (Brett Ruskin/CBC)

Two pickup trucks are damaged after part of the brick exterior wall fell of a Halifax apartment building Wednesday.

"It sounded like unusual thunder," said Alan Richards, who lives at the Alton Drive building.

He said he looked out and was "devastated" to see his truck damaged by the debris from a two-metre wide strip of bricks that came off the three-storey building.

Nobody was hurt in the collapse.

A representative of Killam Properties says structural engineers are on scene and a brick layer has been called in to fix the damage.

Killam says the damage is limited to the exterior of the building.


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