SURVIVOR CASTING CALL: Do you have what it takes to be on CBS’s hit show? (How To Register For Today's Auditions)

Rain Seeps Through Roof Of Frisco Surgery Center

By Matt Kroschel

FRISCO, Colo. (CBS4) – When Peak One Surgery Center Administrator Michaela Halcomb walked through the door into the operating room Tuesday night, it was “raining from the ceiling.”

Heavy rains penetrated through a temporary tarp on the surgery center roof that was being replaced at the time, causing tens of thousands in damages and forcing the center to close down until at least Tuesday.

frisco surgery ctr flooding 1 kroschel Rain Seeps Through Roof Of Frisco Surgery Center

( credit – CBS4)

It’s the worst possible situation for the only surgery center in Summit county, workers there tell us.

“Within five minutes it was pouring down like it was raining inside,” Halcomb told CBS4 as we toured the damage.

frisco surgery ctr flooding 2 kroschel Rain Seeps Through Roof Of Frisco Surgery Center

( credit – CBS4)

They don’t have an exact figure on what the damage will cost but they know it has inconvenienced many of their patients. At least 30 surgeries have been rescheduled or moved to other operating rooms in the state.

Now it’s up to specialized clean-up crews to make repairs and get the operating rooms back open.

Matt Kroschel covers news throughout Colorado working from the CBS4 Mountain Newsroom. Send story ideas to mrkroschel@cbs.com and connect with him on Twitter @Matt_Kroschel.

 

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Denver

Weather App
NEWS TEAM
Send A News Tip

Watch & Listen LIVE