LOCAL (NEW)

A roof collapses because of snow accumulation in Highland, Utah

Mar 12, 2023, 1:07 PM | Updated: Mar 13, 2023, 10:56 am

Roof collapse because of snow accumulation...

Roof collapse because of snow accumulation (Mountain Green Fire Protection District)

(Mountain Green Fire Protection District)

HIGHLAND, Utah — A roof collapsed on a home on Sierra Drive in Highland, Utah on Sunday morning due to snow accumulation.

Despite the destruction, the family was able to evacuate safely.

The situation was promptly responded to by firefighters on Mountain Green Engine 131, who arrived on the scene to assess the damage.

The firefighters took gas leak readings and retrieved medications, keys, and phones for the family.

The firefighters had to wear snowshoes to reach the rear yard and take control of the utilities buried under several feet of snow.

The family was able to make arrangements to stay with friends.

The majority of the collapse occurred in the garage, which did not have any vehicles inside.

The county Building Inspector will check the structure today, but signs of major structural damage are apparent throughout.

Related:

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Send it to the KSL NewsRadio team here.

Local (New)

Park City resident Connor Curran gets his first podium finish (2nd place) in aerials at the 2024 Fr...

Joe Davis

Park City resident wins podium finish at World Cup

Park City resident and US Freestyle Aerialist, Connor Curran won a World Cup Podium Finish at Deer Valley on Friday night.

22 days ago

DAYBREAK — Wayne O. Ursenbach, a World War II veteran, explosives researcher, man of faith, husb...

Eliza Pace

Utah veteran, survivor of Battle of the Bulge, reflects on incredible 100 years

Wayne O. Ursenbach, a World War II veteran, explosives researcher, man of faith, husband, and father will turn 100 years old on Dec. 4, 2023.

4 months ago

The area just north of the Central Pointe Trax Station, adjacent to Ballpark neighborhood. Photo cr...

Mark Jackson

Input wanted for area plan north of Central Pointe Trax Station

Salt Lake City planners are seeking input from residents on how to uses land in the Ballpark neighborhood.

5 months ago

SALT LAKE CITY -- Inmates in one housing unit at the Utah State Correctional Facility were quaranti...

Dan Bammes

Housing unit quarantined after scabies outbreak at state correctional facility

57 inmates were affected after a breakout of scabies in a housing unit at the Utah State Correctional Facility.

5 months ago

Image of traffic moving near construction zones in Utah....

ELIZA PACE

Construction to cause delays on I-215 in SLC this weekend

Those heading out this weekend may run into traffic delays due to construction on Interstate 215.

5 months ago

UTAH COUNTY, Utah — The CEO of a non-profit group dedicated to helping those affected by human t...

BY MICHAEL HOUCK AND BRIANNA CHAVEZ, KSL TV

Exitus CEO arrested for allegedly faking nursing credentials and misleading investors

The CEO of a non-profit group dedicated to helping those affected by human trafficking was arrested on Friday for over 30 fraud-related charges.

5 months ago

Sponsored Articles

Mother and cute toddler child in a little fancy wooden cottage, reading a book, drinking tea and en...

Visit Bear Lake

How to find the best winter lodging in Bear Lake, Utah

Winter lodging in Bear Lake can be more limited than in the summer, but with some careful planning you can easily book your next winter trip.

Happy family in winter clothing at the ski resort, winter time, watching at mountains in front of t...

Visit Bear Lake

Ski more for less: Affordable ski resorts near Bear Lake, Utah

Plan your perfect ski getaway in Bear Lake this winter, with pristine slopes, affordable tickets, and breathtaking scenery.

front of the Butch Cassidy museum with a man in a cowboy hat standing in the doorway...

Bear Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau

Looking Back: The History of Bear Lake

The history of Bear Lake is full of fascinating stories. At over 250,000 years old, the lake has seen generations of people visit its shores.

silhouette of a family looking over a lake with a bird in the top corner flying...

Bear Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau

8 Fun Activities To Do in Bear Lake Without Getting in the Water

Bear Lake offers plenty of activities for the whole family to enjoy without having to get in the water. Catch 8 of our favorite activities.

Wellsville Mountains in the spring with a pond in the foreground...

Wasatch Property Management

Advantages of Renting Over Owning a Home

Renting allows you to enjoy luxury amenities and low maintenance without the long-term commitment and responsibilities of owning a home.

Clouds over a red rock vista in Hurricane, Utah...

Wasatch Property Management

Why Southern Utah is a Retirement Paradise

Retirement in southern Utah offers plenty of cultural and recreational opportunities. Find out all that this region has to offer.

A roof collapses because of snow accumulation in Highland, Utah