USA Mall evacuated: Roof collapse likely post-blizzard (+video)

A mall was evacuated in suburban New York after snow accumulation on the roof — up to 7 feet in snow drifts — led to fears of imminent collapse. Rain and melting snow leaked into at least two dozen stores in Long Island's Smith Haven Mall, prompting the evacuation.

By , Associated Press

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One of the biggest malls on Long Island was evacuated Monday because of major roof leaks after a rainstorm followed nearly 3 feet of snow, police said.