4/22/2014 7:34 AM
by Rebecca Turco
NORTHFORK - A woman was displaced
overnight after bricks fell off her apartment building in McDowell County.
Northfork Firefighters said they were
called to the apartment on Coal Heritage Road in Northfork around 10 p.m.
Monday. They said the building has not collapsed but is damaged to the front and to the side.
The building is one of ten apartment buildings connected to
each other, three of which had previously collapsed and some of which had already been
condemned, according to firefighters.
Northfork Fire Department, the Office
of Emergency Services and the Division of Highways initially responded to the
scene, which has been turned over to the city, according to firefighters.
Firefighters said the occupant was
home at the time, but she is not hurt and is staying with relatives.