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House collapses in East Los Angeles; crews dig through rubble

A house on the 500 block of South Humphreys Avenue in East Los Angeles collapsed on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013.
August 30, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A house collapsed in East Los Angeles Friday night.

The home was located on the 500 block of South Humphreys Avenue. A local fire engine company was driving in the area when a call came in about a home starting to collapse. Those firefighters rushed to the scene.

An urban search and rescue team was called in to see if anyone was trapped inside. Part of the team included highly trained dogs that can smell people trapped under rubble.

Neighbors say the house was abandoned and should have been empty.

DEVELOPING: We will add more details to this report as they become available.


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