Falling metal bar crashes through roof of Seattle home

Falling metal bar crashes through roof of Seattle home

Credit: Seattle Police Dept.

Falling metal bar crashes through roof of Seattle home

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by KING 5 News

NWCN.com

Posted on June 26, 2013 at 6:03 PM

A Seattle family got a big surprise when a metal bar fell from the sky and crashed through the roof of their home in the South Park neighborhood.

The incident happened Sunday, but the family waited until Tuesday to call 911, Seattle police said on their blotter.

Officers photographed a metal bar and an 8-inch by 6-inch hole that the metal bar made in the family's roof and ceiling.

An officer at the scene surmised the piece of metal may have fallen from an "aircraft or a really big bird that had stolen a lead bar."

Officers have contacted the FAA about the incident.

More to follow.

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