Published: Jul 01, 2011 7:22 PM EDT
Updated: Jul 01, 2011 6:22 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A woman was seriously injured when a large section of roof collapsed at Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Gainesville.

Fire officials say they don't know what caused 30-by-50-foot section of roof to fall Thursday afternoon. Alachua County building inspectors are investigating.

Alachua County Fire Rescue spokesman Ed Kennedy says the woman was in the kitchen of the church's community center when the accident happened.

He says the woman was taken to Shands Hospital in serious condition. He said it took about 35 minutes to free the woman from the rubble.

The name of the injured woman has not been released. Authorities say she is a church employee.

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