UPDATE: Sunday, August 4, 2013
Due to recent rains, flooding has become a problem for a northeast Wichita woman whose roof shingles were mistakenly removed more than a week ago.
We spoke with Rosalyn this morning. Family members were trying to stop water from coming in through her roof and a crack in the foundation.
They also reported Sunday morning that about three inches of water stood in her basement, and her sump pump has stopped working.
Authorities are still trying to find out who is responsible for mistakenly removing her roof.
Monday July 29, 2013
Rozalin Taylor at first thought someone was blessing her with a new roof she was needing. But instead it's a case of a mistaken address.
Last Wednesday, Taylor left home for an appointment a few hours. When she returned she found evidence that roofers had been there. Shingles from her house were strewn around on the ground and truck tire tracks were in the yard.
She looks up to see the whole north side of her roof was without shingles. Roofers evidently realized half way through taking off her shingles they were at the wrong house and left without saying a word, without owning up to their mistake of being at the wrong house. Those responsible have not been located.
So, Taylor's roof was exposed and heavy rains were on the way. Friends got some roofing paper for a temporary fix.
Taylor says she confronted one roofing crew down the street from her but they insisted it wasn't them in the wrong.
In the meantime since her story aired on KAKE news at six two roofing companies have called the KAKE news department wanting to help get Taylor's roof fixed. Taylor was in tears to hear that news.
Stay tuned, we'll keep you posted on developments.