House Collapses in East Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. — A house in East L.A. collapsed suddenly and violently Saturday evening, witnesses said.

house-collapseNo one was believed to have been living in the house on Humphreys Avenue. However, the area in which it is located has a large homeless population.

Firefighters were seen combing through the wreckage of the collapsed structure, which reportedly gave way shortly before 8:30 p.m.

Search dogs were brought to the location to assist in the search for possible victims, authorities said. No one had been found inside by the time the search ended late Saturday.

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