EL CENTRO — No inhabitants were found during a multi-agency search of a collapsed drain pipe at about 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Imperial Valley Commons, the El Centro Fire Department reported.

It was initially suspected that at least two homeless individuals may have been trapped inside the collapsed drain pipe, located just east of Kohl’s, the department reported.

Staff Writer Julio Morales can be reached at jmorales@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3415.

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