CHICAGO (CBS) — The roof of a vacant commercial building collapsed in South Shore Tuesday afternoon.
Th Fire Department reported the roof of the building at 1725 E. 75th St., at Ridgeland Avenue, failed. Portions of the roof just caved in.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: A Sunny Start
No one was inside at the time, and no one was injured.READ MORE: Hegewisch Woman Furious After Someone Pepper-Sprayed Her Dogs Through The Fence
There was no official word early Tuesday evening on whether heavy snow played a role int the collapse.
The Fire Department described the collapse as “yet another bow string truss roof failure.”MORE NEWS: Chauncey Spencer II Takes To The Road With Stories Of African Americans In Flight, Including A Stop In Chicago
The damage was so severe that the building will have to be torn down.