Children home alone during Centerport roof collapse

Firefighters say the roof was damaged by Sandy. (12/24/12)

CENTERPORT - A portion of a roof on a Centerport home caved in yesterday while two children were home without their parents.

Mackenzie Sanborn, 12, was babysitting her brother Austin, 9, when the incident occurred. There were no injuries.

Centerport firefighters removed loose pieces of the ceiling and the parents returned a short time later. First responders said that the roof was compromised during Superstorm Sandy.

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