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Porch roof collapse in Shadyside displaces 15 people

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Thursday, April 18, 2013, 10:36 p.m.

Fifteen people were displaced Thursday after a porch roof collapsed in Shadyside, Allegheny County emergency dispatchers said.

There were no injuries reported in the collapse that occurred around 4:30 p.m. at Elmer and Bellefonte streets. The debris spilled onto a second building, dispatchers said.

Pittsburgh Bureau of Building Inspections investigators examined the structures and decided the residents should be evacuated.

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