Authorities in Ogemaw County had to evacuate the Tanger Outlet Center in West Branch around 1:30 Thursday afternoon after a partial roof collapse. The incident occurred at the Ralph Lauren Store with some type of cave in at the rear of the business. No serious injuries were reported.
The mall will remain closed until building inspectors can check the entire complex for other possible problems.
The cause of the collapse remains under investigation as efforts continue to assess the extent of the damage. The ma