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STORAGE BLDG COLLAPSES IN HINTON SATURDAY

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NO INJURIES OCCURRED WHEN A BUILDING COLLAPSED SATURDAY MORNING IN HINTON.

THE BRICK AND CONCRETE BUILDING AT 119 SOUTH FLOYD AVENUE, ALONG HIGHWAY 75 COLLAPSED AT ABOUT 8:20 IN THE MORNING.

OWNER SARA SMITH SAYS NO ONE WAS INSIDE THE STORAGE STRUCTURE AT THE TIME OF THE COLLAPSE:

HINTON1 OC…ALIGNMENT MACHINES. :09

SHE HAD EXPRESSED CONCERNS ABOUT THE ROOF OF THE BUILDING, WHICH WAS OVER 120 YEARS OLD, TO HER HUSBAND ON FRIDAY.

HINTON2 OC…….OR NOT. :13

PART OF THE ROOF AND THE BUILDING’S SOUTH AND WEST WALLS COLLAPSED.
SMITH SAYS SHE DOUBTS THEY WILL REBUILD AT THAT LOCATION.

HINTON3 OC…SOMEWHERE ELSE. ;12

THE BUILDING SAT JUST SOUTH OF THE SUBWAY RESTAURANT AND A BLOCK SOUTH OF THE TRAFFIC LIGHT.

Photos by Dennis Morrice & Le Mars Fire Dept.