SOMERVILLE, Mass. — The brick facade of a Somerville building that houses two restaurants has crashed to the ground while diners were inside one of them enjoying breakfast.
There were no injuries.
Police say the facade on Beacon Street collapsed onto the sidewalk just before 10 a.m. Monday.
The building houses Zoe’s Chinese restaurant and Mixtura restaurant, which was open at the time.
Broadcast video shows a pile of rubble on the sidewalk. Police closed the street for cleanup.
The cause remains under investigation.