DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Officials say about 120 people were evacuated after strong storms caused an apartment roof to collapse in Florida.

The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports that The Overlook at Daytona Apartment Homes was evacuated early Friday morning. Officials say water flowed onto every floor of the six-story complex.

A Daytona Beach Fire Department spokeswoman confirmed that the building’s roof had “structural damage” as a result of heavy rains from Thursday. Firefighters evacuated the building after the leaking was reported. No injuries were reported, and occupants who didn’t have any water drip into their apartments were allowed to remain.

The National Weather Service reported high totals of 5-7 inches of rain across various parts of the region on Thanksgiving Day.


Information from: Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal, http://www.news-journalonline.com

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