Machining business roof collapses

A roof collapse at JK Machining on D Avenue in Alamo Township. (Feb. 18, 2014)
A roof collapse at JK Machining on D Avenue in Alamo Township. (Feb. 18, 2014)

ALAMO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — The roof of a machining business collapsed Tuesday.

A roof collapse at JK Machining on D Avenue in Kalamazoo Township. (Feb. 18, 2014)It happened around 4 p.m. at JK Machining, located in the 5900 block of D Avenue in Alamo Township.

Owner Henry Kalkman told 24 Hour News 8 he heard a crash, went to the shop area and saw a crack in ceiling.

Moments later, he heard another crack and ordered everyone out.

He was in the office when he heard the roof give way.

He said he plans to rebuild.

The business, which is more than 30 years old, specializes in manufacturing plastic injection molds, according to its website.

 

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