5 injured after deck collapses in Virginia Beach

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Five people were injured after a deck at a Virginia beachfront home collapsed Thursday evening.

Photos and video from the scene, along Sandfiddler Road in Virginia Beach, show a deck collapsed at a house along the beach.

The call reporting the incident came in at 6:47 p.m., dispatchers said.

The lifeguard supervisor on patrol took command of the situation when they saw it, which happened as EMS was being dispatched to the scene, Bruce Nedelka, with Virginia Beach EMS, said.

First responders said none of the injuries are considered life-threatening.

Nedelka told WAVY’s Brett Hall that two people sustained serious head injuries. Three others had minor injuries.

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