Heavy snow on roof prompts evacuation at Metcalf South Macy's

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Authorities evacuated a Johnson County department store due to safety concerns from heavy snow on the roof on Wednesday.

Maintenance crews at the Metcalf South Macy's, 9517 Metcalf, noticed a sprinkler had dropped three inches out of the ceiling and were worried about the structure withstanding the four feet on snow on the roof.

The department store has brought on a structural engineer to investigate the incident.

Macy's was the only store evacuated.

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