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Butler County: deck full of at least 25 people collapses during party near Middletown

Firefighters in Butler County responded to a deck collapse at a residence Friday on April Circle in Madison Township.

A residential deck that collapsed with 25 to 30 people on Friday in Butler County led to four people being taken to the hospital, said officials with theMadison Township Fire Department in a release.

Firefighters responded at about 6:30 p.m. to April Circle to a report of a structure collapse, according to the release. April Circle is a residential street off Eck Road south of Middletown.

A large deck on the rear of a residence was found collapsed with people on it during a party, firefighters said in the release.

There were four people taken by ambulance to Atrium Medical Center in Middletown to be treated for their injuries. A couple of other people with minor injuries were taken by private vehicles to the hospital, firefighters said.

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