Overhang partially collapses at Walter Reed medical center

WASHINGTON — Part of an overhang came crashing down at the emergency department at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

It happened Monday outside the entrance to the emergency department in the 8900 block of Rockville Pike.

The ceiling was under construction when it collapsed.

No injuries were reported, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue, which sent its Technical Rescue Team to the site.

The entrance remained open and was not affected.

The emergency department of the medical center is part of a large campus east of Rockville Pike and north of downtown Bethesda.

Photo shows a dog on top of a collapsed overhang at Walter Reed
No one was injured when an overhang at Walter Reed Military Hospital came crashing down Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service) (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service)
Photo shows a collapsed roof at Walter Reed
Members of Montgomery County’s Technical Rescue Team are seen at Walter Reed, where a ceiling under construction collapsed Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service) (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service)
Photo shows Montgomery County fire tricks and rescue units
The Technical Rescue Team of the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service responded to a partial collapse at Walter Reed on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service) (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service)
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Photo shows a dog on top of a collapsed overhang at Walter Reed
Photo shows a collapsed roof at Walter Reed
Photo shows Montgomery County fire tricks and rescue units


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