Norfolk apartment building condemned after second story walkway collapses

Posted at 10:36 AM, Aug 05, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-05 14:10:34-04

Norfolk, Va. - Investigators are trying to figure out how an overhaul walkway collapsed in a Norfolk apartment building.

It happened around 5 a.m. on Monday, August 5, in the 1900 block of E. Ocean View Avenue. Five apartment units were affected; there are no injuries reported at this time.

The building has been condemned, officials say.

Photo: Darragh Copley

Photo: Darragh Copley

The residents on the upper levels of the building used stairs on the side of the apartments, so they could exit safely.

The incident is still under investigation.

The property manager is reserving hotel rooms for residents that were affected, NewsChannel 3 has learned.

Stay with NewsChannel 3 for updates as they are released.