Snow On Roof
Massachusetts Fire Marshal Stephen Coan suggests removing snow from roofs before Monday’s rain if it can be done safely.
Several more roofs collapsed at buildings across the area on Monday, but no serious injuries were reported.
Middlesex County is putting their prisoners to work. Inmates from the House of Corrections are clearing off roofs and digging out hydrants.
One man slipped off his roof while shoveling it Sunday morning in Medford.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With all the talk about the dangers of snow on flat roofs, what about the snow on the roof of my home?