2 Firefighters Dead, 2 Injured in Building Collapse
York officials said part of the four-story building fell on firefighters as they were looking for hot spots and investigating the cause of a fire at the Weaver Organ and Piano factory.
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YORK, Pa. (AP) — A section of a four-story building that once housed a piano factory in York, Pennsylvania, collapsed a day after a fire, killing two firefighters and injuring two others. York Mayor Michael Helfrich said in a statement Thursday that firefighters Ivan Flanscha and Zachary Anthony died after being transported to York Hospital. Helfrich said Assistant Chief Greg Altland and firefighter Erik Swanson were in stable condition and being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.…