2 dead, 22 injured after circus tent collapses in New Hampshire
Initially, 250 people were trapped under the tent but they made it out safely, reported local channel NBC 5.
A tent collapsed this evening in Lancaster, NH. 2 killed, 15 hurt (this pic is from 7 hours ago on their FB page) pic.twitter.com/aQi2l7lonq— Marty CBS News (@MartyCBS) August 4, 2015
New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan said that first responders are en route to Lancaster to provide assistance to the injured.
The tent collapse happened as a storm with powerful winds rattled the area, reported AP. A severe thunderstorm warning was issued by the National Weather Service across New England.
Lancaster fairgrounds are about 90 miles north of the state capital in Concord.