Ashe Co. rescue crews respond to deck collapse; multiple injuries reported

Incident happened at a rental cabin near West Jefferson
Nine people were hurt after a deck collapsed at a rental cabin in Ashe County on Saturday night.
Published: Apr. 22, 2023 at 9:41 PM EDT
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WEST JEFFERSON, N.C. (WBTV) - Ashe County rescue crews responded to a deck that collapsed near West Jefferson Saturday night.

The incident happened around 8 p.m. at a rental cabin in the Big Tree subdivision.

A deck collapsed in Ashe County Saturday night
A deck collapsed in Ashe County Saturday night(Candace Miller Barker/Ashe Medics)

According to Ashe Medics, at least nine people were taken to the hospital and of those, two people were airlifted.

No deaths were reported.

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