Snow causes roof collapse at West Branch outlet mall

The roof at the Polo Ralph Lauren store collapsed in West Branch.

A portion of the roof at the Tanger Outlets in West Branch has collapsed.

Fire crews tell NBC25 the roof at the Polo Ralph Lauren store buckled under the weight of the snow this afternoon.

No one was injured during the incident; but the mall and the Applebee's nearby have been closed as a precaution.

Structural engineers will be on scene in the morning to assess the extent of the damage.