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Hall Stabilization & Cleanup Continuess
South End First (Old Fire Station)
Wrecking project supervisor, Jesse Emhoolah, indicated there was about a 4 inch
gap inside a portion of the top of the east wall. He stated that when the stabilization
pole was placed the brick pushed through and fell inside the wall. Jesse stated
the top of that wall would require some extra work but was still salvageable.
He indicated the other walls looked to be in much better shape.
initial work has been in the old fire station portion of the building (facing
view is looking into the open (fire engine) door and shows the remains of the
stairs against the west wall. The buildings' roof and second floor have dropped
down into the open bay where the fire engines used to reside. A chair and cabinets
can be seen where a portion of an upstairs office was located before the fire.
metal I-beam in the front part of the building is still intact. The twisted
I-beam in the back portion of the building will be removed later with a crane.
pre-fire view of the west wall and stairs similar to the cleanup view above
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inside of the east wall which is now braced from the outside.
the day results ... half of front bay cleared