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BUILDING COLLAPSE: Local hospitals treating patients

Posted at 9:52 PM, Jan 31, 2024

BOISE, Idaho — On Wednesday night, we learned three people died in the structure collapse near the Boise Airport and nine people were injured.

Of those injured, five were described in critical condition in a press conference Wednesday evening. Victims were transported to local hospitals.

FULL STORY | Three dead, multiple injured after building collapses at the Boise Airport

A spokesperson with St. Luke's confirmed they received one patient Wednesday evening.

Idaho News 6 crews observed ambulances arriving at St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in west Boise. Boise Police officers were blocking off areas surrounding the emergency department.

St. Alphonsus has not confirmed the number of patients in its care.

"We appreciate the interest expressed in being updated on the status of patients impacted. However, due to federal and state privacy laws, and to respect the privacy of the individuals and families involved, we will not disclose information related to patients involved in this event," a St. Al's spokesperson said.

" As the region’s most advanced Trauma Center, we continue to stand ready as a member of the Emergency Response Team to serve our community as needed in the event of crisis," the release stated. "Saint Alphonsus Health System offers its deepest sympathy to the individuals and families impacted by the building collapse and pledges our continued commitment to serve those impacted by this tragic event."