One Seriously Injured in Building Collapse at Dominion Valley Market

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments | News
New construction had a collapse that seriously injured one at Dominion Valley Market Square.

An unfinished church collapsed Thursday that seriously injuring one at Dominion Valley Market Square.

A new construction church building located at Regency Club Drive in the Dominion Valley Market Square Shopping Center in Haymarket partially collapsed Thursday evening seriously injuring one.

Prince William fire and rescue units were dispatched June 18 at approximately 5:30 p.m.

“Upon arrival, fire and rescue units observed a partially collapsed roof of a church currently under new construction,” said Prince William Fire & Rescue Communications Specialist Kim Y. Hylander. “Fire and rescue units were informed that all personnel had been accounted for.”

One employee was flown to a local medical facility for further treatment after sustaining injuries from a two-story fall when the building collapsed.

The damage to the structures frame injured two employees.

The damage to the structures frame injured two employees.

Another employee sustained minor injuries and was treated on scene and then released. No other injuries were reported.

Prince William County Police assisted in securing the scene.

Additionally, a building inspector was called to assess the structure. And, Occupational Safety & Health Administration/Virginia Occupational Safety & Health (OSHA/VOSH) were requested.

Units from Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue and their Technical Rescue Team were dispatched and assisted in managing the call.

The building is The Living Hope Seventh-Day Adventist Community Church.

The building still under construction is The Living Hope Seventh-Day Adventist Community Church.

About the church:

The church under construction is The Living Hope Seventh-Day Adventist Community Church. When completed it will be a church, training and community center.

Pastor Mark Finley told the Potomac Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists, “the vision is to expand the church outside itself and focus on the needs of the community.”

Beyond Bible classes, the church hopes to host stress management, parenting, cooking and computer classes.

 

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