Floor Collapses at Texas Home, 36 Taken to Hospitals

June 30, 2014

  • June 30, 2014 at 1:55 pm
    Nan says:
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    I don’t think the issue is regulating the number of people in a residence but maybe, just maybe some serious building regulations wouldn’t hurt; but hey, it’s Texas… anything goes.

  • June 30, 2014 at 2:06 pm
    Farmer John says:
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    Why didn’t they just pray that nothing would happen?

  • June 30, 2014 at 2:30 pm
    Celtica says:
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    Building codes? Zoning codes? Who needs ‘em?
    Texas,that’s who.

  • June 30, 2014 at 3:02 pm
    DougJ says:
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    We do have building codes inside the city limits. It is fair game outside the city limits in the unincorporated areas. But common sense should prevail, I do not think any structure like a garage apartment is built to handle 125 people.

    Lets see…..125 x 175 (average weight per person) = 21,875 Lbs.

    That’s almost 11 tons, building codes on single family dwellings probably do not account for 11 tons in a small area.

    • June 30, 2014 at 4:53 pm
      txmouthbreatherboogereatertx says:
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      math is wrong. 125 x 250 = 312.250

      • June 30, 2014 at 4:55 pm
        DougJ says:
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        I was being nice!

        I love it though…. I did see them on the TV!

  • June 30, 2014 at 3:46 pm
    txmouthbreatherboogereatertx says:
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    C’mon down to Texico, you’ll fall for our low tax rates!

    • July 1, 2014 at 8:53 am
      KY jw says:
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      You are so bad. I love it!!

    • July 1, 2014 at 1:33 pm
      Captain Planet says:
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      Genius, txmouth – pure genius!

  • July 1, 2014 at 1:31 pm
    insurance is fun! says:
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    Believe it or not, the “engineers” that built and approved this house are the same guys that built the high school football stadium and the house with the lovely view of the river.



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