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The roof of a warehouse collapsed Monday at Perkins Lumber on Willmar's north side, causing major damage to the structure. According to Dan Anderson, vice president of Perkins Lumber, the new snowfall throughout the day, combined with the nearly foot of ice already on the roof from prior ice storms, caused the roof to collapse. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

Snow coupled with ice-packed roofs have caused some buildings to topple under their own weight

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SVEA -- A second roof in the area has collapsed under a growing snow load.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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