According to Zillow.com, the place houses four units and was built in 1972, which makes it almost 45 years old.
“Looking at the building, rain may have exacerbated the problem in age of the building,” Deputy Chief Forrest Smith of the Mesa Fire and Medical Department said in an email response to our inquiry. “City building department officials will be assessing the construction of neighboring apartments and the site itself to determine if there are any construction flaws.”
Two people have been displaced.
No injuries when overhang collapsed at 2302 E. Bway. Building structure not affected. 2ppl displaced. Unknw cause. pic.twitter.com/H1R2KNyoVv