September 15, 2019
A large, multi-story deck collapse in Wildwood, New Jersey injured at least 22 people, including firefighters, over the weekend.
Multiple people, including children and infants, were trapped under the multi-story deck after it fell to the ground around 6 p.m. on Saturday. Officials told 6ABC at least 22 were injured and taken to area hospitals.
No fatalities have been reported.
At least eight firefighters and their families were injured in the incident, as this weekend is firefighters weekend in Wildwood, according to NJ.com.
Wildwood Major Collapse E baker Ave Structural collapse with multiple injuries & entrapment. USAR and Medivac. 4 Story Frame decks collapsed. Serious Injuries. NJFiremans Convention this weekend. pic.twitter.com/Vvl9SCWGHu— NorthJersey FireNews (@NJFires) September 15, 2019
Major Incident Wildwood New Jersey 20 people trapped after a balcony collapsed pic.twitter.com/3olH65W6VD— stephen gagliardi (@gag2280) September 14, 2019
A multi-story balcony collapsed just about an hour ago on Wildwood’s Baker Avenue. pic.twitter.com/XzIINVFcOR— Ahmad Austin (@ACPressAustin) September 14, 2019