Updated: No injuries after accident partially collapses Century City parking structure

Aerial footage from NBC4 shows a parking structure that partially collapsed in a Century City residential area on Friday, July 25, 2014.
Aerial footage from NBC4 shows a parking structure that partially collapsed in a Century City residential area on Friday, July 25, 2014. NBC4 screenshot

A landscaping project accident caused the partial collapse of a residential parking structure in the Century City area of Los Angeles.

No injuries were reported after the Friday morning incident but urban search-and-rescue units were dispatched as a precaution, and two buildings were evacuated.

Fire Department spokesman Eric French said construction crews were using earth-moving machines to handle lava rock and dirt, but the weight of the material was too much for the structural integrity of the parking garage.

Firefighters initially believed a large planter had fallen from a crane, but French said later that neither was involved.

This story has been updated.

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