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Leaking roof causes ceiling to fall on baby in Reading

Published On: Oct 11 2013 03:50:47 PM EDT
Ceiling collapse in Reading

Chad Blimline/69 News


An infant escaped serious injury when part of a ceiling fell in Reading on Friday.

Rain water leaking through the roof of a building in the 400 block of Elm Street caused the drop ceiling to come crashing down on the 1-month-old baby, officials said.

Emergency crews were summoned to the scene around 3:30 p.m.

An evaluation of the baby revealed no serious injuries.