3 injured in Brookside after roof of burned house collapses


BROOKSIDE, Ala. (WIAT) – Three people were trapped inside a building when its roof collapsed in Brookside Monday afternoon, according to the Brookside Police Department’s Facebook page.

Deputy Chief Brady McLaughlin says the three people trapped inside the home sustained injuries. Two are listed in serious condition.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Jack Self says the structure was burned from a previous fire and the three people inside were trying to salvage items when the roof collapsed.

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