The ceiling of a military barracks building under renovation on Cape Cod collapsed this morning, injuring two civilian construction workers, said Major Lisa Ahaesy, a spokeswoman for the Massachusetts National Guard.
Police were called to 5242 Lee Road at Camp Edwards on the Massachusetts Military Reservation in Cape Cod at 9:25 a.m., said State Police Lieutenant David Wilson. The construction workers were dismantling a concrete, lath and plaster ceiling in the first-floor bathroom when a portion of it collapsed on them, the Guard said in a statement.
The building has been vacant during renovations by Contractor Network, Inc., the Guard said. One injured worker was transported to Falmouth Hospital, and the other was transported by medical helicopter to Massachusetts General Hospital.
The Guard is investigating the collapse.
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