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Part of facade falls at construction area in Colonnade shopping center in Beaumont
UPDATE: The Beaumont Fire Department got a call for a partial collapse Thursday, Captain Brad Pennison said, and when they arrived they saw that the facade had fallen over.
Watch Live at 5 and KFDM News at 6 for live reports and updates from the scene.
One contract worker had minor injuries, a cut to the finger, and another contractor had debris fall on him and he was checked out by EMS, Pennison said.
KFDM News learned that in total, 11 businesses had to close. There were no other injuries and it is still under investigation.
Pennison said he thinks it happens because they were doing some remodeling and the structure became weak and the wind may have played a contributing factor.
BEAUMONT - Part of a facade fell in an area under renovation at the Colonnade Shopping Center, 6410 Phelan Boulevard in Beaumont, and while there are no reported injuries, first responders are surveying the damage.
KFDM News is at the scene. Watch for a live report at noon and continuing coverage on KFDM and kfdm.com.