Please look close many decks we inspected where not built correctly.
**10 go to hospital after deck collapse in Whitehall **
Posted Jul 15, 2018 at 7:12 PM UpdatedJul 15, 2018 at 7:12 PM
WHITEHALL,Pa. (AP) — Authorities say 10 people were taken to a hospital
after a deckcollapse in eastern Pennsylvania,
but none of the injurieswere said to be life-threatening.
Chief David Nelson ofthe Whitehall Township fire department
says a dozen people were standing on thesecond-story deck behind a home
when it gave way shortlybefore 7 p.m. Saturday.
Nelson described theinjuries as “nothing critical, but some possible broken bones.”
He said those involved had gathered for abelated reception for a wedding
that took place during the winter.
Nelson said the deck wasabout 12 feet high and apparently detached from the home.
It extended over a driveway and appeared tohave fallen partially on a parked car.
An inspector will be called to visitthat deck and others.