VIDEO: Ceiling collapse injures two workers at Massachusetts Military Reservation

One worker transported to Falmouth Hospital, the other MedFlighted to Boston

   Rescue workers transport one of the two men injured Wednesday to an ambulance. David G. Curran photo.

Two civilian construction workers were injured while renovating Building 5242 on the Massachusetts Military Reservation earlier this morning. The building is located on the Camp Edwards section of the Cape Cod military reservation.

The building, a vacant barracks facility, was being renovated by Contractor Network, Inc. The workers were dismantling a suspended concrete lath and plaster ceiling in a first-floor bathroom when a portion fell on them.

The Massachusetts Military Reservation Fire Department, Massachusetts State Police, and Mashpee Fire Department responded to the incident. One civilian worker was transported to Falmouth Hospital. The other worker was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital by medical helicopter.

The incident  is under investigation by the Massachusetts National Guard.

Release courtesy of the MA National Guard. Photo and video by David G. Curran. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on