Snow Weight Collapses Indiana Retailer’s Roof

January 3, 2013 by · Comments Off on Snow Weight Collapses Indiana Retailer’s Roof 

An Edinburgh, Ind., RV dealership plans to build a stronger roof after the weight 50 inches of snow caused it to collapse during the snow storm.

According to a report by The Republic, About 11 inches of snow fell in the southern part of Johnson County on Dec. 26, but wind blew more snow onto the roof of two service bays at Edmundson RV Sales and caused the roof to buckle under the weight, general manager Rudy Hampton said.

Three RVs and two cars that were in the service bays were damaged. Multiple water and gas lines also ruptured when the roof collapsed, Hampton said. No one was in the building, at 14501 U.S. 31 North, at the time.


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