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updated: 10/22/2012 9:22 AM

Dozens injured when floor collapses at Fla. party

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Rescue workers and police found a scene of total chaos after the floor of a second-floor apartment collapsed under a late-night party in Tallahassee, Fla.

The Tallahassee Democrat reports investigators still don't know what caused the floor to give way early Sunday. Officials say 55 people were injured.

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City inspectors and other officials plan to comb through the rubble Monday to try to learn what happened. Damage is estimated at $250,000.

Officials say about 100 people were thought to have been inside the four-bedroom apartment when the floor gave way.

Tallahassee police spokeswoman Anitra Highland says most of the injuries were "broken bones and sprains."

The apartment complex was built in 1995.

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