Prospect Heights building roof collapses

A roof collapsed on a Prospect Heights building under construction earlier Wednesday morning. EMS officials say it happened around 9 a.m. near Washington Avenue and

A roof collapsed on a Prospect Heights building under construction earlier Wednesday morning.

A roof collapsed on a Prospect Heights building under construction earlier Wednesday morning. (9/30/15)

BROOKLYN - A roof collapsed on a Prospect Heights building under construction earlier Wednesday morning.

EMS officials say it happened around 9 a.m. near Washington Avenue and Bergen Street.

They say the building was empty so there are no reported injuries.

The Department of Buildings will investigate the cause of the collapse to make sure construction on the site is safe to continue.

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