DOWNTOWN MANHATTAN – Firefighters report that a worker suffered a leg injury after a minor debris collapse. There is no serious structural condition of any sort. The incident was reported at 2:21 p.m., FDNY officials said.
Tribeca Trib reports that Silverstein Properties spokesman Dara McQuillan said the worker injured his leg while removing a plywood and sheetrock interior wall.
An initial report of a wall collapse at the Lower Manhattan skyscraper proved to be false, the FDNY spokeswoman said. Fire officials could not confirm how the worker was injured, but did say that their injuries are not life-threatening.
#FDNY confirms there is no wall collapse at 3 World Trade Center. 1 patient with a non-life-threatening injury reported
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2:45 PM: FDNY personnel has clarified that they are investigating the 46th floor of the 3 World Trade Center for a possible construction accident, according to Citizen app.
About 3 WTC: The building at 175 Greenwich Street has 2.5 million square feet of office space and 300,000 square feet of retail space in the base. With nearly 40 percent of the building leased on opening day in June 2018, the 80-floor tower designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners rises to 1,079 feet. Tenants include GroupM with 700,000 square feet on nine floors, IEX with the entire 58th floor and McKinsey with 185,000 square feet on floors 60-64.