Section of roof collapses at unoccupied factory building in Ansonia

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ANSONIA — The roof of an unoccupied factory building collapsed Thursday afternoon.

Officials said the building, located at 25 Main St., was formerly part of Farrel Industries. They said it was over 100 years old and sits near the Maple Street Bridge in Ansonia.

Firefighters and police were at the scene. Officials said the building was empty except for a contractor who hit a support and caused a portion of the ceiling to fall.

Firefighters were making sure the rest of the structure is stable.