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A deck collapse at Rogue Water Tap House has left at least 14 people injured, two of them seriously, Saturday evening in Savannah, GA., the fire department said Sunday.
The tap house deck, located at 38 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401, fell 12 feet, collapsing onto a seating area below around 4:30 p.m., according to another fire department tweet.
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“A total of 14 were ultimately transported to local hospitals for treatment, 2 serious injuries,” the tweet read.
The Georgia port city is home to a famous St. Patrick’s Day parade, the second-largest in the United States and third-largest in the world. Savannah’s event started more than 190 years ago. About 280 units, including bands, soldiers and floats, now march through the downtown streets of Georgia’s oldest city each year on March 17.source
With this year’s parade on a Saturday, the Savannah St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee was expecting more than 500,000 people to show up, said Brian Counihan, general chairman of city’s parade committee.
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