Partial building collapse in East Boston leads to evacuations

EAST BOSTON (WHDH) - Crews responded to a partial building collapse in East Boston at 4 Winthrop Street around 12:50 p.m. on Sunday.

Officials said the four-story brick building is unoccupied and there were no injuries reported in the collapse.

Tech rescue crews are on scene evaluating the damage, and the collapse zone has been established.

National Grid is also on scene due to elevated gas readings. The gas has been shut off in the area and officials said the odor has dissipated.

The scene is still active, according to Boston Fire, and 28 residents have been evacuated from Maverick Street as a precaution.