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Snow On Roof

Heavy snow and rain caused the roof of a warehouse in Wilmington to collapse on Wednesday.

State Fire Marshal Reminds Residents To Clear Snow From Roof Before Rain

Massachusetts Fire Marshal Stephen Coan suggests removing snow from roofs before Monday’s rain if it can be done safely.

02/10/2013

The roof at a Lowell parking garage collapsed Sunday, damaging 20 cars.

Roof Collapses Reported Across Massachusetts

Several more roofs collapsed at buildings across the area on Monday, but no serious injuries were reported.

02/07/2011

Some towns are using prison inmates to help with snow removal.

Middlesex County Prison Inmates Helping With Snow Removal

Middlesex County is putting their prisoners to work. Inmates from the House of Corrections are clearing off roofs and digging out hydrants.

02/06/2011

A man fell off the roof of his home on Bailey Street in Medford.

Medford Man Slips Off Roof While Shoveling

One man slipped off his roof while shoveling it Sunday morning in Medford.

02/06/2011

Snow banks may be covering the exhaust for your furnace or heating system.

Local Homeowners Warned Of Carbon Monoxide Danger

As homeowners struggle to cope with roof leaks and clogged storm drains, many may not be aware of another weather related risk around the home.

02/06/2011

A Target store in Woburn reopened Sunday after being closed the previous day over roof concerns.

Target In Woburn Reopens After Crews Clear Snow Off Roof

A Target store in Woburn reopened Sunday, a day after shoppers were evacuated due to concerns about the structural integrity of the store’s roof.

02/06/2011

(photo courtesy: Rick Macomber)

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.

02/03/2011

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.

02/02/2011

File image (credit: AP)

Curious About Snowy Roofs

With all the talk about the dangers of snow on flat roofs, what about the snow on the roof of my home?

WBZ-TV–01/28/2011