2011-02-04 / Top Stories

Former Church Building Collapses In Far Rockaway



Right: the former First Baptist Church building located at 20-50 Nameoke Avenue partially collapsed on Wednesday morning as a portion of the roof caved in. The condition was reported by the FDNY during routine visual inspections of the area. Right: the former First Baptist Church building located at 20-50 Nameoke Avenue partially collapsed on Wednesday morning as a portion of the roof caved in. The condition was reported by the FDNY during routine visual inspections of the area.

Below, right: Nameoke Avenue from Redfern Avenue to Brunswick Avenue was closed off as emergency personnel and New York City Department of Buildings and Office of emergency Management inspectors responded to the scene. FDNY ordered a stability check after the roof partially collapsed. Below, right: Nameoke Avenue from Redfern Avenue to Brunswick Avenue was closed off as emergency personnel and New York City Department of Buildings and Office of emergency Management inspectors responded to the scene. FDNY ordered a stability check after the roof partially collapsed.

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