The Karen Magnussen wave pool has reopened after a light fixture fell from the ceiling and smashed on the pool deck, nearly landing on two people.
The North Vancouver Recreation Commission closed the pool to investigate after the incident on Sept. 1. Rec commission engineers concluded the fall was caused by a "gross under design of the primary faceting system and the back-up safety strap system," according to Cathy Matheson, commission spokeswoman. Staff replaced the too-small screws holding in the 45 overhead light fixtures with bolts and stronger back-up straps and the pool reopened Sunday morning.
No one was seriously injured, though pool user Mell Reade did have to be patched up after glass debris split his toe open.
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