Five people displaced after a roof caved in on an apartment complex

3 months 3 weeks 3 days ago Monday, July 22 2019 Jul 22, 2019 Monday, July 22, 2019 2:59:00 PM CDT July 22, 2019 in News
By: Deaven Sheldon, KOMU 8 Reporter
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JEFFERSON CITY - A roof collapsed early this morning from too much rain. The apartment complex had a temporary fix in place on the roof after the tornado in May.

The excessive winds last night ripped some of the plastic lose from the roof. The rain started to accumulate on the plastic, and it could not hold. 

The upper four units of the building sustained water damage. All of the tenants have been evacuated.  Four of the tenants are staying with family, and one is believed to be staying at the Red Cross. They will be able to go back to their homes when the roof is fixed. 

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