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Southwestern Indiana library hit by storm suffered more damage than initially thought


VINCENNES, Indiana — A southwestern Indiana library director says a library building in Vincennes recently damaged by a severe thunderstorm suffered more extensive damage than initially thought.

Library director Emily Bunyan says the Knox County Public Library's Bloebaum-Fuller Outreach Building had been believed not to have sustained any structural damage when thunderstorm winds ripped off about half of its awning.

But Bunyan tells the Vincennes Sun-Commercial ( ) that a follow-up inspection found weakened bricks and a compromised entrance on the building's north side.

She says the building isn't in any danger of collapsing, but the bricks need to be reinforced to prevent any further damage.

Information from: Vincennes Sun-Commercial,

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