NEWARK - The roof of a home under construction collapsed Monday, injuring two workers.

Police and fire crews were called to the home on Montclair Avenue just before 6 p.m. on a report of a roof collapse. The two men who had been working on the the vacant home were able to escape the structure on their own. Their injuries are not considered life-threatening.

The home next door was evacuated as a precaution while the Newark Fire and Engineering Departments secured the scene.