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Posted on: February 28, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Metropolis Ice Partial Rink Roof Collapse

Town of Canton Emergency Response Personnel led by Fire Chief and Emergency Preparedness Director, Charles Doody, assisted by other Town Officials including the Board of Selectmen, all continue to coordinate the Town’s comprehensive response to a partial roof collapse which occurred today at the Metropolis Rink, located on Turnpike Street, Canton MA.

Preliminary assessments of the facility indicate approximately (25) twenty - five percent of the building was impacted.

No injuries have been reported, site has been successfully evacuated and its perimeter is now secured and conspicuously posted to ensure the public’s safety. In addition, further safety precautions to establish “around the clock” monitoring of the rink’s exterior are underway.

The rink will be closed until further notice. The Town intends to keep the public fully informed via supplemental informational postings on the Town of Canton home page which can be accessed by visiting

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