9 people injured after deck collapses

Posted by Amber Jenkins - email

MT. LOOKOUT, OH (FOX19) - Fire crews are investigating the cause of a deck collapse Saturday night.

A short time before 11 p.m., Cincinnati Fire crews were called to the 1100 block of Delta Avenue for a structure collapse. When they arrived they discovered that the deck of the building had fallen 20 feet.

There were 20 people involved in the incident. Nine people were injured and two of them were transported to the hospital for their injuries. Everyone else was treated at the scene.

Building inspectors were sent to the scene to assess the damage. So far the cause of the collapse is undetermined.

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