Storms Destroy 100-Year-Old Building

ROGGEN, Colo. (CBS4)– Severe storms in Colorado caused major damage in Weld County on Thursday.

One of the storms blew apart a 100-year old building and caused some crop damage.

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The worst of the damage was in the town of Roggen along Interstate 76, northeast of Keenesburg.

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“Most of these buildings are about 100 years old so they’ve withstood about 100 years of weather so it’s kind of sad,” said one resident.

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The building survived storms for decades but on Thursday, it was just too much.

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“It’s blowing stuff over at my work, ladders tipped over, there was just debris going everywhere,” said resident Adrian Kenyon who lives off Highway 52.

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There are no reports of any injuries but the property damage could take some time to assess.

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