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NJ Target store closed due to fear of roof collapse

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

The snow that fell over the past few days is causing big problems for one big retailer.

A Target store in Riverdale, New Jersey was forced to close over the weekend due to concerns about the weight of the snow on the roof.

Fire officials rushed to the store after erroneous calls to the police that the roof had collapsed.  There was no collapse, but the store manager says an engineer was being brought in to check the structural integrity of the building.

Customers to the store on Route 23 were greeted by a sign on the front doors explaining the closure.

Store officials were not sure when the store would re-open for business.
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