2 injured after floor collapses at Alabama School for the Deaf and Blind


(Talladega Fire and Rescue)

TALLADEGA, Ala. (WIAT) — A floor collapse at the Alabama School for the Deaf and Blind in Talladega left two employees injured Wednesday morning.

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According to Talladega Fire and Rescue, crews were sent to the school just after 11:30 a.m. after receiving a call of a structural collapse. Two employees were doing work on the outside of the building when the second-floor lift fell through to the ground floor. First responders say the floor collapsed due to the weight of a lift being used.

The two people injured were not trapped in the wreckage and were transported to a local hospital. No students were injured in the incident, according to a spokesperson with the school.

No other information has been released at this time.

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