Roof Collapse

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Soundbytes Of The Week: February 4

Roofs buckle across the Bay State. Chaos in Egypt. Steelers LB James Harrison promises a kinder, gentler Super Bowl.


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Gov. Patrick Warns To Watch For Signs Of Roof Problems

“Wow,” said Governor Deval Patrick as he surveyed the collapsed Quonset-style roof and talked with the owners of Interstate Battery as he looked over the damage done to their business on Route 20 in Auburn.


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Elite Boston Fire Team Ready For Roof Collapses

When the call comes in for a building collapse Boston Fire’s Structural Collapse team is on the move.


The horse barn at Maple Knoll Farm was built in the 1800's.

Heavy Snow Crushes Hopkinton Horse Barn Roof

For the third time this week, a roof has collapsed under heavy snow in Hopkinton.


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Tips For Clearing Snow Off Your Roof

With a storm on the way Saturday in a seemingly never-ending winter, Bay State residents are being urged to clear snow off their roof.


This home on Marla Lane in Reading suffered a partial collapse Thursday.

Reading Homeowners Watch As Roof Collapses

Homeowners watched as the roof of their Marla Lane home collapsed Thursday afternoon.


Part of the roof caved in at the Perley Elementary School Thursday.

Roof Partially Collapses At Georgetown School

A snow covered roof partially collapsed at an elementary school in Georgetown on Thursday.


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Local Schools Closed Friday Due To Roof Concerns

Some local schools are closing their doors Friday over roof concerns due to the recent snow and rain.


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Springfield Man Sleeps Through Roof Collapse

Firefighters responding to a roof collapse at a Springfield home found the resident still asleep in his second-floor bedroom.


A 100-foot section of Winnelson Plumbing and Heating Supplies in Auburn collapsed on Wednesday.

Roof Collapse Reports Piling Up

Reports of roof collapses and unsafe structures piled up Wednesday as accumulated, melting and frozen snow was made heavier by freezing rain. State officials had 30 such reports by late afternoon.





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