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5 Injured in Balcony Collapse on Long Island

LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say five people have been injured in a balcony collapse at a beachside apartment building on Long Island.

Officials say the people were on the second-floor cement balcony in Long Beach when it came crashing down at about 8:30 p.m. Monday.

None of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening.

Meanwhile, authorities are warning other residents of the building to stay off their balconies.

WABC-TV (http://bit.ly/15wFBUG) reports a structural engineer is expected to examine those balconies Tuesday to determine whether they're safe.

Officials continue to investigate what caused the collapse.


Nashville Firefighters Rescue Man Trapped in Storm Drain for Four Days

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MedaPoint Releases Intelligent Eligibility

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Chicago Ambulance Struck by Gunfire

Bullet shattered the window of a fire department ambulance while crew was inside treating a patient.

EMS Week: A Time to Reflect and Call For Action in America

The celebration of EMS Week is a great opportunity to take a few moments and review one of the most historic documents in EMS history.

Presidential Proclamation - Emergency Medical Services Week, 2015

We thank these selfless women and men and recommit to upholding a system that is ready for every emergency.

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