A MAN has been crushed to death after part of a two-storey building collapsed in North London.

The site worker became trapped under the concrete in an industrial building in Vale Road, Tottenham.

Firefighters were called to the scene after part of a concrete wall collapsed.

The wall and reinforced concrete roof at the two-storey industrial building were being demolished.

A site worker had become trapped under the concrete and tragically, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

London Fire Brigade said: "Sadly a man has died following a building collapse on Vale Road in Tottenham."

The Brigade’s Urban Search and Rescue crews will work alongside the Health and Safety Executive and the Metropolitan Police Service to retrieve the body of the man.

The Brigade was called around 2:19 this afternoon and crews remain on scene.

Four fire engines and three fire rescue units from Tottenham, Stoke Newington, Holloway, Edmonton, Battersea and East Ham fire stations are at the scene.

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