Authorities searching through rubble after New Jersey building collapse

EAST ORANGE, New Jersey (WABC) -- Authorities are searching through the rubble of a building that collapsed in East Orange, New Jersey - looking for anyone who may have been trapped by the debris.

The four-story structure, which was under construction, came tumbling down shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday, sending rubble spilling into the street.

Three neighboring buildings were evacuated as a safety precaution.

Officials say there are no reported injuries at this time.

The cause of the collapse is under investigation.

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