Virginia

Virginia gas station canopy collapses under snow

Cars make their way down Electric Road in southwest Roanoke County past Tanglewood Mall on Friday morning, Jan. 22, 2016, near Roanoke, Va. A blizzard menacing the Eastern United States started dumping snow in Virginia, Tennessee and other parts of the South on Friday as millions of people in the storm's path prepared for icy roads, possible power outages and other treacherous conditions. (Erica Yoon/The Roanoke Times via AP)

Cars make their way down Electric Road in southwest Roanoke County past Tanglewood Mall on Friday morning, Jan. 22, 2016, near Roanoke, Va. A blizzard menacing the Eastern United States started dumping snow in Virginia, Tennessee and other parts of the South on Friday as millions of people in the storm’s path prepared for icy roads, possible power outages and other treacherous conditions. (Erica Yoon/The Roanoke Times via AP)

NEERSVILLE, Va. (AP) — A gas station canopy in northern Virginia has collapsed due to Winter Storm Jonas.

WJLA-TV (http://bit.ly/1njf8In ) reports that the awning of an Exxon gas station near Neersville buckled from heavy snow Saturday afternoon.

The store manager and another employee were present at the time of the collapse, but no one was injured.

Store manager Pam Bentz says she is upset about the damage but grateful no one was hurt.

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Information from: WJLA-TV, http://www.wjla.com

 

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