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2 injured when Connecticut ice cream shop ceiling collapses

July 6, 2021 GMT

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two people were injured when the ceiling of a Connecticut ice cream shop collapsed, authorities said.

A portion of the ceiling inside Milkcraft in West Hartford collapsed just before 8 p.m. Monday, West Hartford Fire Chief Greg Priest said.

Two people inside the ice cream shop suffered minor injuries, Priest said. One of the victims was taken to a local hospital for treatment, he said.

Six employees and at least a dozen customers were inside the shop when the ceiling collapsed, authorities said.

The shop was closed Tuesday while officials investigated.