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Rear wall of former Roosevelt Hotel continues to collapse

The former Roosevelt Hotel building on East Vincennes street sustained more damage this mornig when another portion of the rear wall collapsed.

The rear wall of the building began collapsing on February 18th when bricks fell onto the gas meter causing a leak.

The Linton Fire Department and Linton Police Department have responded to the scene.

As of this writing, Vincennes Street was blocked off from Main Street to just east of First Street Northeast near Welch and Cornett Funeral Home.

We’ll provide more details as they are available.

Photo submitted by Amanda Thatcher of Linton

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