ABERDEEN, Ohio — The previous Masonic Lodge in Aberdeen, Ohio collapsed early on Monday morning and staff have began eradicating the remaining items.
In response to Police Chief David Benjamin, reviews of the constructing’s collapse started flowing in round 3 a.m. on Monday. He stated the reviews had said items of the previous lodge had unfold throughout U.S. 52.
Benjamin famous the hazard of constructing items being left on the street.
Earlier than its collapse, the constructing was condemned roughly a 12 months in the past, Benjamin stated. He stated the constructing has been standing for the reason that 1800s and its situation has more and more gotten worse since its use.
Benjamin famous that the roof of the constructing was partially destroyed about two years in the past after a twister went by way of the village.
After its condemnation, the constructing’s present proprietor tried to “maintain the build up,” in response to Benjamin. He stated the collapse was surprising and certain because of the constructing’s age.
At present, there are not any plans set it movement for what could also be positioned the place the constructing presently sits, Benjamin stated. He famous the possession of the constructing doesn’t fall beneath the Village of Aberdeen, so they don’t have a say in what is completed with the property as soon as the construction is eliminated.
Benjamin stated the property could also be turned over to the village sooner or later, however there isn’t a manner for him to know these particulars for sure right now.