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Snow causes buildings to collapse in Idaho, Mont.

Heavy snow has caused an indoor roping arena in Montana and part of a commercial building in Idaho to collapse, but no injuries have been reported.

Heavy snow has caused an indoor roping arena in Montana and part of a commercial building in Idaho to collapse, but no injuries have been reported.

KIDK-TV reports the Rocky Mountain ATV building in the eastern Idaho city of Rexburg collapsed Tuesday morning, but no one was inside.

The business owner had left to get a soda. The employees of another business in the building, Custom Auto, felt the building shake and ran outside, thinking it was an earthquake. They watched the building collapse.

The auto parts store wasn't damaged. The owners of both businesses believe heavy snowpack caused the collapse.

Meanwhile, the Milk River Pavilion in Malta, Mont., also collapsed under the weight of snow Tuesday.

Phillips County officials say no one was injured, but they believe the county-owned arena is a total loss.

THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP's earlier story is below.

REXBURG, Idaho (AP) — A commercial building in the small eastern Idaho city of Rexburg has partially collapsed.

KIDK-TV reports the Rocky Mountain ATV building collapsed at about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, but no one was inside.

The business owner had left the shop to get a soda. The employees of another business in the building, Custom Auto, felt the building shake and ran outside, thinking it was an earthquake. They watched the building collapse. The auto parts store was not damaged.

The owners of both businesses believe the collapse was caused by heavy snowpack.

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Information from: KIDK-TV, http://www.kidk.com/

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