Looking Back: May 2, 2011 – Roof Of JHS Gym Collapses (VIDEO)

Jasper (NNDC) – It was six years ago this morning, that heavy rains also left behind something many will not too soon forget!

At 5:15 the morning of May 2nd, 2011, the roof of the former gymnasium at Jasper High School collapsed.  Pooling water on the gym’s roof is believed to have been the cause.

The collapse happed less than 48 hours after hundreds of students were enjoying post-prom festivities in the gym; and just two hours prior to the start of the school day that Monday.

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