Partial church ceiling collapse closes roads

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WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Two Wilkes-Barre roads were shut down Tuesday night following the partial ceiling collapse of a church roof.

The collapse happened just before 6:30 Tuesday night at the Mahanaim Prayer House Ministries in Wilkes-Barre. Sections of Lloyds Lane and Parrish Street surrounding the church are closed until further notice.

There were no reported injuries and the building, with a cornerstone that dates back to 1899, has been condemned by officials.

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