Storm causes building wall at Amazon.com warehouse to collapse
Monday, November 5, 2018
On Friday, a storm caused a building to partially collapse in the Amazon Fulfillment Center at the warehouse of Amazon.com, a US-based online retailer, in south-east Baltimore, Maryland, United States. The storm removed the roof of the building, causing a 50 (about 15 ) concrete wall 8 (about 20 ) thick to collapse. At least two people died, and as of Saturday one person reportedly remained missing.
Meg McNamara from the tweeted that the severe weather included two . The weather service said the tornadoes touched down at 8:20 p.m. and 9:42 p.m. local time, the second in Baltimore City impacting the Amazon warehouse.
On Saturday, thesaid in a tweet that they identified the victims as Israel Espana Argote and 54-year-old Andrew Lindsay. The Fire Department had conducted a search and rescue operation for bodies in the debris, involving heavy equipment.
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