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Man hurt in stair collapse

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Dozens of residents were ordered to evacuate a Harlem building after a man was injured in a fall through the stairs.

It happened Thursday afternoon at 29 E. 104th St.

The man, in his 30s, was on the stairs when they started breaking apart and he fell.

He was taken to Harlem Hospital. His condition was unknown.

The Dept. of Buildings responded and determined that the stars were unsafe and ordered the building to be evacuated.

28 adults and 10 children were forced out of the building. The Red Cross was helping to find them temporary shelter.

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