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Tuesday, 28 May 2013 02:43

Four injured in Wildwood deck collapse

    Four people are nursing bumps and bruises after the second story deck they were sitting on collapsed during a Memorial Day gathering.  

   It happened about 1:30 Monday afternoon at a condominium on Sandlewood Creek Court in Wildwood.   Officials say there were problems with the strength of the balcony.

   Metro West Fire responded to the incident.  Fire Captain Jeff Haefer says his Fire Marshall and others are working with various property owners to prevent future accidents.  "There is a collaborative effort between our fire bureau and the property owners," Haefer said.  It's "to determine safety issues and point out those things to prevent this from happening again."

   Chief Haefer says its fortunate that no one was seriously injured in the incident Monday.

 
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