Floor collapses during apartment party

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A number of residents from a Denton student apartment complex have been displaced after the floor of a third-story unit collapsed during a party Saturday night.

CBS DFW said the nightmare for students began at around 1:45 a.m. Sunday when the Denton Fire Departments responded to a report of a fire alarm.

Abioloa Busari, a junior at University of North Texas hosted the homecoming party and lives in the unit that collapsed.

Police said videos posted to social media show party-goers jumping up and down when the floor gave way and collapsed into the second-floor apartment.

Officials also believe the collapse happened because there was too much jumping during the party.

"Everybody was screaming and in total shock they didn't know what do", said Day Oyenuga, the party's DJ. Carroll and her three roommates, all sophomores at the University of North Texas, were not home at the time. In the meantime, she said, the complex will reimburse affected residents who want to stay at the nearby Best Western.

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Carroll told the station she's called the cops on her upstairs neighbors' parties before. "Everything is gone", said Carroll.

"We're trying to reach a goal of $10,000 to help my neighbor and to help pay for damages", he explained.

The Ridge at North Texas lists itself online as "a student-only community located in Denton, Texas, which serves the students of the University of North Texas, Texas Woman's University, and North Central Texas College".

Denton police tell NBC 5 that they never received any 911 calls to complain about the noise before the collapse.

Structural engineers will check the building.

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