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Heavy Snowfall Causes Pole Barn Collapse

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Snow build up is becoming a big concern for many.

A pole barn in Manistee County collapsed from the excessive amount of snowfall this year.

You never know how heavy snow can be until it takes down a building. And a Manistee County man came home to his pole barn smashed. Rick Cushman says the barn was only 10 years old and has never had snow issues before and he now sees his other barn as a ticking time bomb.

A snow removal company in Cadillac says you should remove the snow from your roof when its 2 feet deep.

9&10's Katie Boomgaard and photojournalist Jake Johnson has more details on the importance of giving your roof relief.