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More than two dozen displaced after roof collapse at apartment complex on Indy's near east side

Posted: 10:10 PM, Mar 10, 2017
Updated: 2017-03-11 00:27:28-05
Over two dozen displaced after roof collapse
Over two dozen displaced after roof collapse

INDIANAPOLIS -- More than two dozen people were displaced after a roof collapse at an apartment complex on Indianapolis' near east side Friday evening. 

The collapse happened at the Chatham Manor Apartments on East 11th Street just after 5 p.m. 

According to the Indianapolis Fire Department, workers were making repairs to the roof when it collapsed into the building. No workers or residents were injured. 

Of the 19 apartments in the building, 17 of them were occupied. All 25 residents living in the apartments were able to evacuate safely. Those people will not be able to return to their apartments until the damage is fully repaired. 

The brick building, which was built in 1930, was declared uninhabitable by IFD. The damage was estimated at around $100,000.