Show Thumbnails
Show Captions

LENOIR, N.C. No one was hurt when a ceiling collapsed during construction at a school in Caldwell County Wednesday afternoon.

The incident took place around 12:20 p.m. at Whitnel Elementary School located at 116 Hibriten Drive in Lenoir.

Contractors were working to renovate a kitchen area at the school when the ceiling collapsed, officials said.

Emergency crews arrived on scene with building inspectors and school representatives to assess the damage.

Read or Share this story: