Six Injured, One Seriously, in Deck Collapse in Fairfield

Six people were injured in a deck collapse in Fairfield Sunday night.

One of the six people injured sustained serious injuries in the collapse.

The incident occurred on Rhode Island Avenue around 6:30 p.m.

The deck collapsed away from the house and no one was trapped under the deck, according to firefighters.

Crews said the injuries were consistent with a fall from eight feet.

The extent of injuries and cause of the collapse are unknown at this time.

The building inspector was called to the scene to investigate the collapse.

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