Roof falls in on former school building

By Anna Norris

Credit: TJ Brower

Roof falls in on former school building

June 20, 2014 Updated Jun 20, 2014 at 2:40 PM EST

Deposit, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A state of emergency has been declared in Deposit due to the partial collapse of the former elementary school.

The roof on the old brick building, located on Second Street, has partially collapsed, according to Deposit Mayor John O'Connor.

The collapse is on the same side as Center Street, and includes the second and third floors as well as some windows.

According to the mayor, the roof fell in Thursday afternoon.

Center Street will be closed to traffic until further notice, as will the sidewalks near the building.

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