Apartment owners issue statement over deck collapse

HOOVER, AL (WBRC) - The owners of the Hoover apartments where two decks collapsed this summer responded to concerns about the accidents.

A deck collapsed at Waterford Landing on Saturday night and there were minor injuries.

The first deck collapse on July 4th killed one person and injured 6 others.

Engel Realty released a statement saying:

"The property has had structural engineers out to inspect all of the decks on the apartments. Those inspections are ongoing and repairs, if needed, will begin as soon as possible. We are working closely with the city of Hoover building inspector to evaluate the condition of the decks and agree on repairs, if needed. All residents have been directed previously and again today to stay off the decks...."

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