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Photo courtesy of Pope County Tribune Firefighters checked the damage at Wagner Hardware in downtown Glenwood Tuesday.

Roof collapses at Glenwood hardware store

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Authorities believe a heavy accumulation of snow caused a roof to collapse on a hardware store in Glenwood Tuesday.

At about 4 p.m., Pope County dispatch received a 911 call about the roof collapse at Wagner Hardware, located west of the stoplights in downtown Glenwood on the north side of Minnesota Avenue.


Five employees were reportedly inside the building at the time and were able to escape unharmed, according to the Glenwood Police Department.

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