Building collapse occured Friday night on South Main Street

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release) – On March 31, 2023 at .approximately 11pm, Aberdeen Fire Rescue responded to the 100 block of south Main Street for a reported building collapse. When fire crews arrived, a three-story downtown building was found to have collapsed along with a large amount of scattered debris. There was a subsequent fire that also occurred at the rear of involved structure. Fire crews were able to contain the fire and prevent significant fire spread. There is damage to some adjacent buildings and utilities are affected in this area. No injuries were reported. The cause of collapse remains under investigation.