People stuck inside collapsed Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville
A tornado destroyed an Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville, Illinois, on Friday night.
KMOV says There are reports of persons inside the building at the time of the collapse.
Several local first responders arrived on the spot.
Multiple injuries and persons trapped within the structure are reported.
A “mass casualty incident” was posted on Facebook by Collinsville, Illinois. Officials informed KTVI-TV that up to 100 employees were working the night shift when the structure collapsed.
According to WEYI, a third of the building has collapsed.
The Edwardsville Police Department has no comment.
Members of MABAS-Illinois Division 48 are preparing to help Edwardsville Firefighters Local #1700 and the Edwardsville Fire Department at the collapse site.