Wednesday night 6:20 pm there was a partial collapse of roofsnow that fell off the roof at the Simoni Ice Skating Rink located at
155 Gore St, Cambridge, Ma.
According to reports five pedestrians walking by were trapped and buried under the shifted roofsnow while first emergency responders, police, firefighters and DPW crews dug them out of the snow with shovels and frontend loaders for the rescue.
Somerville Department of Public Works was contacted to send over all their frontend loaders and heavy duty equipment to help in rescue efforts.
Three people were rushed to an area hospital and two were treated at the scene with non life threatening injuries.