Some Mandan Residents Return after Roof Torn Off - KXNet.com - Bismarck/Minot/Williston/Dickinson-KXNEWS,ND

Some Mandan Residents Return after Roof Torn Off

Posted:

Some residents are back home after strong winds tore the roof off of their apartments yesterday.

 

Crews are beginning the clean-up process.

But it could take another week or so to get the roof repaired.

Mike Chaussee and photographer Tom Palanuk show us the progress.

We just take the machines and crush them up.

The wind died down enough Friday morning to allow crews to safely remove the chunks of roof that blew off.

Everything hung up in them trees is pretty dangerous. It was a lot worse yesterday, because we had a lot more but we got it all down safe so.

Frontier Plumbing and Excavating took the demolition job.

It should take them another day or so to finish.

No, no specific challenges. Just got to stay away from anything falling. That's the biggest thing for us.

He says he's never seen anything like this.

Nat

A couple of people who live in the complex say their hearts are still beating quickly.

We're lucky our apartments are going this way rather than the way the wind was going. Yeah, it was pretty shocking man.

Last night I was terrified it might happen to our home, so that's the major thing.>

Johnson says the weather the last few years just keeps her guessing.

Do I need to pack my things..just different..floods one year, now we got roofs flying off, it's just crazy.

NATS

As the demo continues, he says the main priority is keeping his crew safe.

The safety issue with everything in the sky..just try and be safe and don't let nothing hit you in the head I guess>

And he wants to get the people who live here back home.

Try to get the last sheets off the roof and try to get everything covered up so everybody can stay where they're at...everything buttoned down.

And time is of the essence.

High winds are forecasted again for Saturday.

Mike Chaussee, KX News

Some people who live in the apartment building have moved back in.

In places where the roof is completely gone, it is still too unsafe to live.

Morton County Emergency Manager Tom Doering says at least one family is still staying in a hotel.

  • Bismarck/Mandan NewsMore>>

  • Bismarck Man Charged with Gross Sexual Imposition

    Bismarck Man Charged with Gross Sexual Imposition

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:09 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:09:33 GMT
    A Bismarck man is charged with gross sexual imposition.
    A Bismarck man is charged with gross sexual imposition.
  • A Basketball Player Helps Kids in Fort Yates

    A Basketball Player Helps Kids in Fort Yates

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:22:48 GMT
    A standout basketball player for St. Mary's is proving to be a superstar off the court as well.
    A standout basketball player for St. Mary's is proving to be a superstar off the court as well.
  • Farmers in the Field

    Farmers in the Field

    Thursday, April 24 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-04-24 19:30:19 GMT
    The snow is gone.The sun is out.And farmers are in the field.Ag Reporter Sarah Gustin takes you there.It's been a long winter.(Jim Berreth / Farmer) "This is the deepest frost I have ever seen and the hardest. We had like 10 inches of rain last fall and the wetter the ground, the further it freezes. The frost is extraordinary this year.Jim Berreth farms in the Driscoll area.Berreth has been busy the past 8 days...applying anhydrous to get these fields ready for seed.(Jim Berreth / Farmer) "Tw...
    The snow is gone.The sun is out.And farmers are in the field.Ag Reporter Sarah Gustin takes you there.It's been a long winter.(Jim Berreth / Farmer) "This is the deepest frost I have ever seen and the hardest. We had like 10 inches of rain last fall and the wetter the ground, the further it freezes. The frost is extraordinary this year.Jim Berreth farms in the Driscoll area.Berreth has been busy the past 8 days...applying anhydrous to get these fields ready for seed.(Jim Berreth / Farmer) "Tw...
Quick Clicks
Closings/Delays
View list
Calendar
What's happening?
Lottery Results
Feeling lucky?
Viewer Photos
Submit yours!
Road Report
Current conditions
TV Listings
See what's on
Gas Prices
Check near you
E-Mail Newsletter
Signup now

Most Popular

Stories
Videos
loading...
Powered by WorldNow
General information or questions:
kxinfo@kxnet.com

News:
Bismarck:
Phone: 701-223-9197
News Fax: 701-223-1985

News:
Minot:
Phone: 701-852-2104
News Fax: 701-838-1050
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KXNET. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.