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Roof caves in at Menomonie auto parts store


Menomonie (WQOW) - Heavy snow caused a roof collapse at O'Reilly Auto Parts in Menomonie.

A load bearing beam gave way causing the roof to drop about three feet.

Menomonie Fire Department responded around 9:30 to the call. Two employee's were in the building at the time but they are uninjured.

No damage to gas or water lines was found. The fire department says that there is potential with the additional snow that the roof could fully come down, or other parts of the roof could drop.

The fire department is no longer on scene.



Menomonie (WQOW) - The roof at the O'Reilly Auto Parts Store in Menomonie caved in, under the weight of heavy snow.

The Menomonie Fire Department says one person was inside at the time Thursday night and was not hurt. Crews are on the scene as we speak.  We'll update this story as we learn more.

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