At least 22 people were injured, including children, Saturday evening when a deck collapsed at a home in Wildwood, New Jersey.
The collapse happened in the 200 block of East Baker Avenue at about 6 p.m., authorities said. Numerous emergency crews were on the scene.
According to officials with Cape May Regional Health System, 21 people were being treated for injuries at their facility.
By early Sunday morning, a spokesperson for the hospital said 19 patients, including three children, had been treated and released.
At least one additional person was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City.
The building is a seven-unit multiple-family dwelling condo building. Officials said the second and third-floor front decks suffered a complete “pancake” collapse, trapping multiple people.
The collapse occurred during annual firefighters convention in the beach resort town. Firefighters were likely among those hurt or trapped.
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