Capt. Salvador Melendez of the Louisville Fire Department says the body of a man believed to be in his 70s was found in the rubble, which spilled into the street.
Media reports say there was a secondary collapse, but it occurred away from firefighters. Melendez says the fire department has submitted an emergency request to the city for demolition of the building.
Authorities are investigating.
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