Roof Collapse as it Happens From Inside

Eight years ago (March 19, 2003) the Denver area was hit with a massive spring blizzard. Three feet of wet snow collapsed and damaged many roofs. I had the good fortune (since I survived) to be filming inside a store called US Toy & Constructive Playthings when a partial collapse turned into a complete collapse. The resulting rush of air blew me out the open door like a champagne cork (yes, I was actually airborne). Mind you, I knew the rest of the roof might come down and stupidly went inside (again) anyway. A mistake I won't make again. The video is more of an audio experience since I was shooting a closeup at the time of collapse, but you'll get the idea.

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Comment by FETC on March 19, 2010 at 10:05pm
Glad your around to share the video. I bet you have new respect for lightweight wood truss roofs.
Comment by Lee Church on March 19, 2010 at 4:19pm
You never know...................

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