Transcript for Deadly Tent Collapse at Circus in New Hampshire
Thank you. Tonight, major new developments in the deadly tent collapse in New Hampshire. A microburst. Inside, the families gathering, and a storm brewing. Moments later, the tent destroyed. Metal poles flying. And scenes of chaos, victims sprinting for their lives. A father and his young daughter killed. 32 injured. The second fatal tent collapse in two days. And did they have permission to put up that tent? Lindsay Janis on the scene for us. It was called in as a mass casualty Reporter: A powerful storm, packing 75-mile-per-hour winds, ripping this packed circus tent right out of the ground, more than a hundred parents and children inside. All of the sudden, these big metal poles that are holding up the tent start coming out of the ground. We have an infant in the back. Reporter: Richard young and his 6-year-old daughter Annabelle dead. 32 others rushed to local hospitals. Heidi Medeiros threw herself on top of her 3-year-old son. It was terrifying, you just hear the screaming children and the crying and honest to god my son's blood curdling screams is something that will haunt my dreams for the rest of my life. Reporter: The terror unfolding. Just 15 minutes into a performance like this one by walker brothers international circus. That storm part of the same system racing through the northeast, downing huge trees, leaving thousands without power. And it's the second deadly tent collapse caused by storms this week. A man dying Sunday at a music festival outside Chicago. Back at the fairgrounds, questions tonight, why did the show go on despite the severe weather warnings for the area? It's really the responsibility of the show to monitor the conditions and we Reporter: David, officials now say the circus did not have a permit to set up here. This as more severe weather is expected to come here tonight. David? Thank you. This comes as the east coast is
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