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4 people injured after deck collapse in Bellevue

Posted at 2:33 PM, Jul 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-26 15:33:42-04

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Four people were injured when a second-floor outdoor deck collapsed during a barbecue in suburban Omaha, trapping the people and leaving serious burns on one woman when a hot charcoal grill fell on her.

First responders said the incident happened around 9 p.m. Sunday at a home in Bellevue.

Officials say several people were on the deck when it collapsed, causing them to fall 10- to 12-feet to the ground.

Four people, including the woman with first- and second-degree burns, were taken to local hospitals.

Officials say some people at the scene declined treatment.

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