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Snow on roof blamed for collapse at NE Charlotte church

Emergency crews and the National Guard are on the scene of a partial collapse at a church in northeast Charlotte.

According to officials, crews were called out to the University Hill Baptist church along Suther Road near Old Concord Road around 2:50 p.m.

Medic was called to the scene to help assist firefighters and reported that there were no people injured in the collapse.

WBTV has learned that the National Guard was called to the scene to assist.

Crews say they believe the collapse was caused by snow on the roof of the church.

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