Building collapses in Region 8, killing dogs

BLACK ROCK, AR (KAIT) – An abandoned building in downtown Black Rock has collapsed.

According to the Lawrence County Sheriff's Department, the building collapsed around 4 Friday afternoon. Sheriff Dan Ellison said the building was located on Main Street in downtown Black Rock, and had been vacant for some time.

Sheriff Ellison said some dogs that were being kept inside the building were killed in the collapsed, no one was injured.

Emergency crews are at the scene, and are advising motorist to avoid the area.

Region 8 News will continue to track this story and bring you the latest developments as they become available.

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