CHICAGO (CBS) — In a terrifying moment for a family on the city’s Southeast Side, the roof of their home collapsed in the middle of the night early Sunday.
Emergency crews were called to 83rd Street and Saginaw Avenue in the South Chicago neighborhood around 1 a.m.READ MORE: After High-Profile Deadly Crashes, Have Chicago Police Pursuits Gotten Safer? There Have Been More Pursuits This Year Than Last
The roof had caved in and there were fallen bricks and debris all around the outside of the house.
The homeowners say said the house was initially damaged back in August when a tree hit the building during storm. That damage was never repaired and the problem had continued to worsen.READ MORE: With His CPD Officer Mother Recovering After Being Shot Last Week, Other Officers Give Boy An Unforgettable 11th Birthday
“I don’t know what to do next. We have to get this cleaned up,” said homeowner Lynne Neighbors. “It’s raining today, so it’s like raining in my house.
The family late Sunday was looking for a temporary place to stay.MORE NEWS: President Biden Cancels Chicago Trip, Will Stay In Washington To Advance Legislation
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