A mosque has collapsed with debris closing a nearby road.
West Midlands Fire Service was called to an address in Walford Road in the Sparkbrook area of Birmingham at about 11.30pm on Monday.
Pictures from the scene showed much of the roof had fallen in at the terrace property.
Firefighters used specialist dog teams from Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service and a police helicopter to search for anyone who might have been trapped in the rubble.
It appears no one was inside at the time of the collapse and nobody else was hurt despite the mosque’s location on a residential road.
A fire service spokeman said: “Our K9 colleagues from Leicestershire have carried out a sweep of the area to confirm there are no people involved.
“Crews are carrying out a final physical search externally before we hand over to West Midlands Police.”
A spokesman for the force said the incident was not a police matter but Walford Road remains closed and access may also be restricted on surrounding streets, Osborn Road, Medlicott Road and Holder Road.
West Midlands Police said the council had been notified and a safety inspection of the building would take place.