In Pictures: East Boston Building Collapse

The building at 45 Chelsea Street had to be demolished after 47 Chelsea Street collapsed Friday night. (Photo Credit: Carl Stevens)
East Boston Building Collapse The building at 45 Chelsea Street had to be demolished after 47 Chelsea Street collapsed Friday night. (Photo Credit: Carl Stevens)
The collapse of 47 Chelsea Street caused enough damage to 45 Chelsea Street, that it had to be condemned. (Photo Credit: Boston Fire)
East Boston Building Collapse The collapse of 47 Chelsea Street caused enough damage to 45 Chelsea Street, that it had to be condemned. (Photo Credit: Boston Fire)
Boston Fire Dept. coordinated the demolition of 45 Chelsea Street Sunday night. (Photo Credit: Boston Fire)
East Boston Building Collapse Boston Fire Dept. coordinated the demolition of 45 Chelsea Street Sunday night. (Photo Credit: Boston Fire)
The building at 45 Chelsea Street had to be demolished after 47 Chelsea Street collapsed Friday night. (Photo Credit: Carl Stevens)
East Boston Building Collapse The building at 45 Chelsea Street had to be demolished after 47 Chelsea Street collapsed Friday night. (Photo Credit: Carl Stevens)
The building at 45 Chelsea Street had to be demolished after 47 Chelsea Street collapsed Friday night. (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
East Boston Building Collapse The building at 45 Chelsea Street had to be demolished after 47 Chelsea Street collapsed Friday night. (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
Chelsea Street was shut down while the demolition took place. (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
East Boston Building Collapse Chelsea Street was shut down while the demolition took place. (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
(Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
East Boston Building Collapse (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
(Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
East Boston Building Collapse (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
(Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
East Boston Building Collapse (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
(Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
East Boston Building Collapse (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
(Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
East Boston Building Collapse (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
(Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
East Boston Building Collapse (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
Fire hoses sprayed the structure to keep dust levels down. (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
East Boston Building Collapse Fire hoses sprayed the structure to keep dust levels down. (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
(Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
East Boston Building Collapse (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
(Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
East Boston Building Collapse (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
(Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
East Boston Building Collapse (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
(Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
East Boston Building Collapse (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
(Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
East Boston Building Collapse (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
(Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
East Boston Building Collapse (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
(Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
East Boston Building Collapse (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
(Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
East Boston Building Collapse
(Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
East Boston Building Collapse (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
(Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
East Boston Building Collapse (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
A crumbling, vacant building in East Boston collapsed late Friday night.
East Boston Building Collapse A crumbling, vacant building in East Boston collapsed late Friday night.
Firefighters responded to 47 Chelsea Street around 11:00 p.m., the second time they had been called to the address this week.
East Boston Building Collapse Firefighters responded to 47 Chelsea Street around 11:00 p.m., the second time they had been called to the address this week.
The heavy rains are believed to have further compromised the crumbling structure enough for it to finally give way.
East Boston Building Collapse The heavy rains are believed to have further compromised the crumbling structure enough for it to finally give way.
The building, which was vacant, had been compromised back in August by a small earthquake.
East Boston Building Collapse The building, which was vacant, had been compromised back in August by a small earthquake.
The building that collapsed on Chelsea Street was 4-stories tall.
East Boston Building Collapse The building that collapsed on Chelsea Street was 4-stories tall.
The collapse sent brick and concrete flying across the road.
East Boston Building Collapse The collapse sent brick and concrete flying across the road.
No one was hurt, but the collapse caused concerns about the structural integrity of the neighboring home.
East Boston Building Collapse No one was hurt, but the collapse caused concerns about the structural integrity of the neighboring home.
Firefighters blocked off the street after the collapse.
East Boston Building Collapse Firefighters blocked off the street after the collapse.
Residents at a neighboring home were forced to evacuate.
East Boston Building Collapse Residents at a neighboring home were forced to evacuate.
A crumbling, vacant, 4-story building in East Boston collapsed late Friday night.
East Boston Building Collapse A crumbling, vacant, 4-story building in East Boston collapsed late Friday night.
A crumbling, vacant, 4-story building in East Boston collapsed late Friday night.
East Boston Building Collapse A crumbling, vacant, 4-story building in East Boston collapsed late Friday night.
A crumbling, vacant, 4-story building in East Boston collapsed late Friday night. (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
East Boston Building Collapse A crumbling, vacant, 4-story building in East Boston collapsed late Friday night. (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
A crumbling, vacant, 4-story building in East Boston collapsed late Friday night. (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
East Boston Building Collapse A crumbling, vacant, 4-story building in East Boston collapsed late Friday night. (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
A crumbling, vacant, 4-story building in East Boston collapsed late Friday night. (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
East Boston Building Collapse A crumbling, vacant, 4-story building in East Boston collapsed late Friday night. (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
A crumbling, vacant, 4-story building in East Boston collapsed late Friday night. (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
East Boston Building Collapse A crumbling, vacant, 4-story building in East Boston collapsed late Friday night. (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
A crumbling, vacant, 4-story building in East Boston collapsed late Friday night. (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
East Boston Building Collapse A crumbling, vacant, 4-story building in East Boston collapsed late Friday night. (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Dept.)
A crumbling, vacant, 4-story building in East Boston collapsed late Friday night.
East Boston Building Collapse A crumbling, vacant, 4-story building in East Boston collapsed late Friday night.
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