Authorities are investigating how an abandoned building in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood partially collapsed Monday morning.
Firefighters responded to 208 Columbia Road at about 10:12 a.m. where the partial collapse had been reported at the former laundromat.
Fire officials said no injuries were reported but the buildings attached were evacuated as a safety precaution.
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Motorists were told to avoid the area while Boston's Inspectional Services Department and National Grid was on scene assessing the situation.