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Collapsed roof at Middle and High School getting evaluated


Engineers and architects are assessing the situation after a portion of the roof collapsed at Lee Middle and High School on June 6.

No one was injured during the overnight collapse at the school, 1335 Lee St. SW, Wyoming. The roof collapsed over second-floor classrooms on the west side of the building.

After a review of the building, there are no areas of immediate concern for structural failure, but the district is taking steps to do a complete and thorough inspection, according to a press release.

An inspector from the City of Wyoming approved use of the building not impacted by the roof collapse, according to the release.

“We hope to have more information in the coming days and we will share out when we can,” said Kevin Polston, Godfrey-Lee superintendent. “We are thankful for the quick work of our contractors to secure the building and work quickly to complete an assessment of the entire building.”

No one was injured in the overnight roof collapse June 6 at Godfrey-Lee Middle and High School. Experts are currently evaluating the situation

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Cris Greer
For more than three decades, Cris Greer has been a wordsmith, working in the fields of journalism, advertising and marketing. Much of the past decade, he helped grow the MLive Statewide High School Sports desk as a supervisor, editor and reporter, which included eight newspapers in Michigan and mlive.com. Cris also was a freelancer for The Grand Rapids Press, The Advance and On the Town magazine for many years. A good portion of his early career was spent building and managing the copywriting team in the advertising department at Meijer, Inc., where he oversaw copywriting for print ads, mailers, brochures, signage, several dozen in-house magazines per year and much more.

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