|Published:||Jun 06, 2013 11:10 PM EDT|
|Updated:||Jun 06, 2013 11:10 PM EDT|
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Salvation Army says two of its employees were among the six people killed when a building collapsed on a thrift store in Philadelphia.
Lt. Col. Timothy Raines says the agency is "deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life."
He said in a statement Thursday night that The Salvation Army has been in touch with the families of the dead "to offer emotional and spiritual support."
The four-story building along Philadelphia's busy Market Street collapsed Wednesday, trapping workers and others inside The Salvation Army thrift shop next door. The dead Salvation Army employees include a 35-year-old woman working her first day at the store and a 68-year-old Liberian immigrant.