Balcony Collapse at Doncaster East

One person has been killed and several people injured after a balcony collapsed at Doncaster East on Saturday night, Victoria Police confirmed.

MFB spokeswoman Belle Nolan said a timber balcony at the rear of a house in Balinga Court collapsed about 10.30pm.

At least 11 emergency vehicles rushed to the scene.

“A number of people were stuck under a collapsed balcony,” Ms Nolan said.

“It was a collapsed decking area at the back of a property.

“Quite a large number of people were on the decking at the time when it collapsed and a number of people were trapped.”