Deck Collapse In Forest Lake Injures Many

Sunday, August 19th, 2012 at 10:48 am

Officials report that a deck collapse happened on Saturday night in Forest Lake.

The call came in at about 8pm after a group of 27 people, who were posing for a picture on the deck, suddenly collapsed as the deck underneath them fell 12 feet to the ground.

Many agencies were on-hand including the Forest Lake Police Department, Washington County Sheriff’s Department, Minnesota State Patrol, Forest Lake Fire, North Ambulance, as well as Lakes Regions Ambulance.

An undisclosed number of people were sent to the hospital on ground. One person was airlifted by North AirCare.

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