The wrath of the weather, without a doubt, cannot be expected nor measured—not until it lands on our doorstep. In a town that has experienced the rage of harsh weather conditions recently, residents in Akron may take note of this news released on fox8.com, which reports an incident that happened in a small town in Ohio. Initially, it was reported that a school had roof a collapse due to the strong storm. Fortunately, it was only damaged and did not fully collapse:
On Wednesday night, a powerful storm ripped an air conditioning unit off its foundation on the roof of the school’s gym.
Water poured onto the wood floor below and did heavy damage to a nearby weight room.
Munson Fire Chief Mark Lynn said there were some students in the building, but not near the gym, when the storm hit.
Damaging winds cracked a gas pipe, but the fire department was able to quickly shut the gas off.
The initial report came in as a roof collapse, raising fears at the fire department that people may be hurt or trapped.
Heavy downpour and damaging winds can weaken roofs—and endanger lives. That is why it is crucial for your Akron roofers have equipped your home with high technology roofing systems such as GAF’s Lifetime Roofing System. Its system is composed of materials that come with a warranty of not just 2 or 3 years, but for a lifetime:
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(Article Excerpt from Storm causes thousands of dollars in damage to school roof, fox8.com, June 19, 2014)