Two People Trapped In One Of Several Roof Collapses

02-19-14 Jenison roof collapseGEORGETOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (Feb. 19, 2014)  — Firefighters were able to free two people from their home early Wednesday after their roof collapsed.

The mishap took place around 3:30 a.m. at a home on Basswood Street in Georgetown Township, one of several similar incidents that took place in a 24-hour period.

It is unknown how hurt the residents were. The house was severely damaged.

In Lowell, a pole barn collapsed, damaging some vehicles. Another pole barn collapsed and damaged vehicles inside in the Ada area. No one was hurt in either incident.

In Holland, a carport collapsed as a couple was shoveling snow. A woman was pinned in the debris, but she was recovering from leg injuries Wednesday morning.

02-18-14 Roof collapse Otsego Allegan St Elementary

In Otsego, the roof collapsed in the empty gym area of the old Allegan Street Elementary School. No one was hurt.

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