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Snow Collapses Restaurant Awning, Severing Gas Line

LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) — All the snow took its toll on a popular Longmeadow restaurant.

The awning over Max Burger’s outside dining space collapsed early Saturday morning.

Longmeadow firefighters responded quickly to secure the scene because when the awning fell, it tore apart a natural gas line.

“The crews were able to get in there, secure the gas, vent the building before there were any explosions or anything but it was a pretty dangerous situation,” says Longmeadow Fire Chief Eric Madison

Luckily, due to the snow storm, no one was in the area and the building was empty at the time.


  • Tinker_Balls

    If the proof reading and lack of journalism expertise bother you so much, why do you continue to read the articles? Almost certain to comment on ANY article you feel people will read. Get a life, and stop trying to make a name for yourself in the “comments” section of an online application. Smh

  • anonymous777

    You tell those machine heads matt!! The ones who will wake uo one day and realize we live in a police state…first they start taking weapons now they trying to pass a bill allowing drones to be used on us civillians…remember that house in indianopolis that blew up and took the whole block down and they still dont know what did it!!?? DRONE

  • alphafox

    Wow. Grammar cops out in full force today! Take your whining elsewhere, no one cares.