Apartment floor collapses during University of North Texas students' party

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Denton paramedics treated seven people at the scene for minor injuries but didn't take anyone to the hospital by ambulance.

About 50 residents were also displaced as an investigation into the structural failure of the building was underway on Sunday. According to the Denton Fire Department, the flooring of a third-floor unit at The Ridge on Colorado Boulevard caved in during a party with at least 30 guests. Somehow, injuries were minor.

A raucous party in an over-crowded apartment near a Texas college came to a crashing end early Sunday when the floor collapsed into the apartment below.

"I have nowhere to go".

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

Carroll and her roommates are not the only ones affected.

Another tenant, Carley Carroll, said large parties have been taking place for the past three months.

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Police estimate there were 100 people at the party.

"We've called and said, 'It looks like the ceiling is going to cave in, ' so I feel like with us saying that, there could've been more that was done", she said.

The Ridge at North Texas is a student- only apartment complex, owned privately and not by UNT.

Denton Police told FOX 4 they have received previous noise complaints, but people have mostly left the party by the time officers arrive.

The dramatic moment was caught on cell phone video and shows several students falling through a gaping hole in the floor.

"In the process of making alternate housing arrangements for those students, a local university offered help as well to provide alternate arrangements".

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