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(CNN) -- Twenty workers were trapped for a short time Thursday at Spain's Menorca airport when the roof of a metal building under construction collapsed, officials said.

The initial call came in shortly after noon local time (6 a.m. ET) Marcelo Bordas, a spokesman for the island's Emergency Management Agency, said.

When rescuers reached the area, all the workers who had been trapped had escaped, he said.

Two people were slightly hurt. A third, said Bordas, was more seriously injured with a head wound but was still conscious.

Menorca is the second largest of the Balearic islands and has a thriving tourism industry.

There have been heavy rains on the Mediterranean island over the past few days, but the cause of the incident was not immediately clear, Reuters reported.

CNN's Katie Turner in London contributed to this report

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