Denton apartment floor collapses, 50 residents displaced

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According to Denton firefighters the cause of the collapse could have been too much jumping. Denton paramedics treated seven people at the scene for minor injuries but didn't take anyone to the hospital by ambulance.

- A jam packed apartment party in Texas ended abruptly Sunday morning, when the floor went crashing into the apartment below.

Videos show water spewing from broken pipes as people climb over beams and plywood to escape.

"The Ridge is a private facility in the City of Denton, and any information regarding the incident would need to come from either the property owner or operator, and the City of Denton PIO", a University of North Texas spokesperson said.

Carley Carroll is a UNT sophomore who lives on the second floor directly below the unit that collapsed.

University of Nort Texas junior Abiola Busari hosted a homecoming party in this multi-story student apartment building.

Reports said that the Denton Fire Departments responded to a report of a fire alarm.

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That's when the floor gave out under the weight of the crowd, sending dozens of people into the second floor apartment below.

At least 48 residents of the complex have been displaced due to the incident.

"Everybody was screaming and in total shock they didn't know what do", said Day Oyenuga, the party's DJ.

Carroll says it isn't the first time she's called the cops on the apartment above.

Glenn said no one suffered any serious injuries in the accident.

"(We are) in the process of making alternate housing arrangements for those students, a local university offered help as well to provide alternate arrangements", a complex spokesman said.

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