2 people died in the collapse of the wall at the Amazon warehouse in Baltimore

In the South-Eastern part of Baltimore (Maryland) on Amazon sorting center on Friday, November 2, an emergency happened: partially collapsed one of the 50-foot (15 m) of the walls of the building. According to the fire Department of the city, the cause of the incident have bad weather: the national weather service warned of thunderstorms in the area that brought heavy rains and gusty winds.

Unfortunately, not without casualties. After the members of the fire Department got to the scene, they managed to find the first victim. He was immediately taken to the nearest hospital, where doctors pronounced him dead. After some time under the rubble was found the second victim.

Senior Vice President of Amazon worldwide operations Dave Clark has published in his Twitter: «Last night severe weather hit at one of our facilities in Baltimore, resulting in two people died. Thanks to the emergency response teams who worked all night. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families affected by yesterday’s tragic events».

updated — Last night severe weather impacted one of our Baltimore facilities resulting in 2 fatalities. Thank you to the emergency response teams who have been working through the night. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those impacted by yesterday’s tragic event.

— Dave Clark (@davehclark) November 3, 2018

Officials did not name the names of the victims about other victims or missing more was said. As reported by CBS, according to Rachel layt, regional Manager for external relations at Amazon, two of the victims were third-party contractors and not employees of the company.

Two people confirmed dead at Amazon Fulfillment Center after severe weather in SE Baltimore. #wbal pic.twitter.com/TaDXuwZhMh

— Jennifer Franciotti (@wbaljfro) November 3, 2018

The weather can destroy buildings, even a few years later. So, the house on long island was damaged by hurricane sandy in 2012. Then he survived, but this year during repair work collapsed due to a previously damaged supports in the rear of the house.