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Vacate order issued after shelving collapse at Discount Outlet in Melrose

Officials say the shelves at the 99-cent store

Officials say the shelves at the 99-cent store may have been over-packed. (April 8, 2014 12:52 PM)

A full vacate order has been issued at a Melrose 99-cent store where a shelving collapse sent eight people to the hospital. 

The city's Department of Buildings also issued a violation to Discount Outlet, located on East 163rd Street and Morris Avenue, for failure to maintain the store. Its investigators say the shelves may have been over-packed, causing them to come crashing down in a...

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