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Rainfall in Appleton causes roof collapse

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APPLETON (WKOW) -- Heavy rainfall on Monday was identified as the culprit for the collapse of a roof at an Appleton business.

One employee was inside Sign Works when a third of the roof came crashing down, but she was able to get out safely from the building.

The National Weather Service says Appleton received more than two inches of rain by early Monday morning.

Firefighters had to shut down College Avenue and evacuate neighboring businesses for several hours as they checked the structure of those buildings.

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