UPDATE: Walmart damaged in Lake Delton - WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI NEWS18 News, Weather, and Sports

UPDATE: Damaged Walmart reopens in Lake Delton

Posted:

LAKE DELTON (WKOW) -- The Walmart damaged by heavy rains Monday has reopened, according to a representative of the Lake Delton store.

Construction crews remain on site to make repairs from the roof collapse.

********

LAKE DELTON (WKOW) -- Heavy rains caused a partial roof collapse at the Walmart on Commerce St. in Lake Delton, according to Sauk County police.

Sgt. Bill Hitchcock says the store's water removal system overloaded. Six people were in the shipping and receiving area when the roof collapsed, but no one was injured.

Hitchcock says the store was evacuated and closed immediately, and store engineers would inspect the other parts of the roof.

********

LAKE DELTON (WKOW) -- The Sauk County Sheriff's Office confirms there was a partial roof collapse at the Walmart in Lake Delton.

Officers say the collapse was in a receiving area.

A spokeswoman from Walmart confirmed the store is closed due to roof damage from the strong wind during Wednesday's storm. She said the company is working to get crews on site to assess the damage.

Both Walmart and the Sauk County Sheriff's Office said no injuries were reported.  

 

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WQOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's pubic inspection file should contact News Director Dan Schillinger at 715-852-5920. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.