Falling bricks close off block of Elmwood Avenue in Buffalo

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A section of Elmwood Avenue in the City of Buffalo was closed off on Saturday evening due to falling bricks. 

Elmwood was closed between Hodge and West Utica when a News 4 photographer arrived at the scene at 6 p.m. 

The bricks had fallen from a jewelry store, Aurum. 

A City of Buffalo spokesperson said the owner had a contractor on site to assist in removing the loose bricks.

There is no word on whether the scene has been cleared or what caused the bricks to fall. 

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