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BREAKING NEWS — Section of Roof Blows Off DMV

by ARLnow.com — February 25, 2011 at 3:09 pm 1,757 13 Comments

High winds have blown off part of the roof of the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles building at 4150 South Four Mile Run Drive.

Firefighters report that a large section of the building’s metal roof blew off. The building has been evacuated. No injuries are reported.

A building inspector has been requested at the scene.

  • http://www.peoplepoweredarlington.com Barry

    I really wish it had landed on the Advanced Towing truck that loiters there all day. That would have been justice.

    • Jennifer

      While I don’t advocate violence, a kick in the pants by Mother Nature would sure please me.

  • Lou

    I’m guessing part of the metal cladding came off. Roofs tend to stay put around here.

  • borf

    That really blows.

  • TGEoA

    Typical South Arlington construction quality

    • Tre

      Looks like they used construction paper

      • Dan

        Tyvek…

    • Jezebel

      Nah, just built to State specs, etc.

  • Pat

    I was at Curry’s getting the emission inspection when it happened. Now I have to find another DMV to renew before the end of the month, along with hundreds of others who waited until the last minute. *$#&%@)*

    • Westover

      You can do it online and print out a temp registration to keep on your dash board.

  • D.Tomar

    Car in the picture is mine stuck in pile under the roof.I was told I can’t go near the car.After waiting for 2 hrs I still couldn’t get my drivers license updated.DMV staff were mean to me to they kept saying you have go out of building and I kept them explaining my car is hit and I cant leave.Fire dept and Police office were very helpful and co-operative.
    D.Tomar

  • Deb

    Guess the line is EVEN LONGER!?

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