WILDWOOD, NJ (AP) – The Latest Collapse of a Deck on the Jersey Coast (Always On Site):
Hospital officials report that at least 22 people were injured when the deck of a deck collapsed another in a three-story home on the Jersey Coast.
According to the regional health care system in Cape May, 21 people are being treated there after the collapse of the Saturday night in Wildwood. At least three of them are children.
At least one other person has been referred for treatment, according to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Atlantic City.
The condition of the injured was unclear.
Joann Devito, a nearby resident, says she's been sitting down When she heard a noise on her own deck, she turned around and "saw how it all went away".
She said she saw "two women running and screaming".
The collapse occurred during the annual fire-brigade convention at Strandresort Stadt, Dorf. Firefighters were probably among those who were injured or trapped.
The above entry was updated to correct the spelling of the surname of the witness in Devito instead of Debito.
Officials said several people had been injured when decks crashed into a three-story residence on the Jersey Shore Saturday in Wildwood, New Jersey. It happened during the New Jersey Firemen's Convention.
The annual event attracts thousands of current and former firefighters to the spa town. Among those injured or trapped in the rubble were probably firefighters.
It was unclear how many people were on or below deck at this time. However, the authorities said that people who were trapped were quickly removed.
According to a witness, children were among the injured.
Social media photos showed that several levels of pavement were torn off the building and reduced to beams and split wood.
According to officials, several people were injured when decks collapsed in a three-story dwelling on the Jersey Shore.
The authorities say the collapse occurred around 6:00 pm Saturday in Wildwood, New Jersey. It happened during the New Jersey Firemen's Convention.
The annual event attracts thousands of current and former firefighters to the spa town. Firefighters were probably among those injured or trapped in the rubble.
It was unclear how many people were on or under the decks at this time.
Photos published on social media seem to show several stories in which the decks were demolished to build and reduce to beams and splintered wood.
According to officials, several people were injured in a three-story dwelling on the Jersey Shore when decks collapsed.
Authorities Say the collapse happened around 6:00 pm in Wildwood, New Jersey. Forces are on site.
According to police, the decks belonged to a single plot.
Photos published on social media appear to show several stories of decks torn off the building and reduced to beams and splintered wood.  ___
According to firefighters, several people have been injured in a lintel crash in a house on the Jersey Shore.
The authorities have informed the TV station WPVI that the collapse occurred around 18:00 in Wildwood. Forces are on site.
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