A popular bar in Nashville was evacuated after a portion of the outdoor deck seemingly collapsed.Patrons at Loser's Bar and Grill in Midtown were enjoying their Wednesday (August 3) evening ahead of Whiskey Jam when the floor of the deck suddenly buckled around 6 p.m., WKRN reports. There were also reports of a potential gas leak. While initial reports stated the deck collapsed, the Nashville Fire Department has since confirmed the incident is not classified as a collapse. No injuries were reported.
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From a next-door neighbor’s property, you can see the aftermath of a deck that partially collapsed Saturday night and sent six people to the hospital. The deck, which stood more than 10 feet high, collapsed during a house party in Antioch on Pippen Drive. Neighbor Sakawa Bakoyema remembers hearing the loud crash as she washed dishes and kept an eye on her 2-year-old daughter.
After giving an unlicensed residential contractor more than $16,000 to build a new deck with a covered porch, a metro Atlanta homeowner has been left with a small pile of lumber, a messy demolition site, and four raised beams that are propped up and barely secured.
A raised deck overlooking a pond and golf course is what convinced Koroush Khandehroo, a 47-year-old professor at the University of Regina, and his wife, Mahshad Khaniki, to buy a new townhouse in northwest Regina in 2015.For nearly five years, the couple considered the second-storey deck to be a peaceful oasis from which they could watch birds and golfers.Then, on June 22, 2020, the deck collapsed underneath them and turned their lives upside down.
An adult and a child were taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon after the deck on the back of a Lancaster County home collapsed, police said. The deck caved in around 1:48 p.m. Wednesday on Hopeland Road in Clay Township, according to the Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department.
3 Ways You Can Do Your Part To Promote Safe Outdoor Living (And Potentially Expand Sales)With summertime just around the corner, May’s warm weather invites homeowners around the country to start spending extended time outside on their decks. May is national Deck Safety Month® and represents a perfect opportunity for dealers to do their part to promote safe outdoor living while potentially increasing deck sales.
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Contractors working with treated wood, have a new online resource that will help you stay in compliance with state regulations. The online resource tools are attached and can be found at www.twwdisposal.org.
The North American Deck and Railing Association, NADRA, stresses the importance of May’s National Deck Safety Month’s® initiatives and recommend that all homeowners Check Your Deck® before inviting loved ones out onto your deck.