According to the sheriff’s office, three workers went unreported Wednesday morning after a building collapsed in Adams County.
The collapse occurred at the now closed Killen Power Plant, a power plant, said Sheriff Kimmy Rogers. The demolition of the facility began this year.
Rogers said his office was alerted of a breakdown around 8:30 a.m.. m. At 9 o’clock. m. Rogers made his way to the plant but said search and rescue teams were already on site.
The Adams County Fire Department is on site and is accompanied by a search and rescue team from Cincinnati. A crew from Columbus is also on their way to the scene.
It is unclear what caused the collapse, and it is not known whether anyone was injured or killed.
In January, Commercial Liability Partners announced that they had taken on the redevelopment of two coal-fired power plants that were once operated by Dayton Power & Light, with a view to the possible redevelopment of the properties. The plants were J.. . M.. . Stuart Station and Killen Station, two retired coal-fired power plants in Adams County near the Ohio River.
A press release from the company said it was focusing on developing redevelopment plans with the aim of using the site for future redevelopments, the company said in a press release.
« As with any project, our goal with this project is to minimize disruption to the local community and maximize the potential for long-term opportunities, » said CEO and President Ron Froh in the press release.
Killen Station was one of two major coal-fired power plants that shut down in Adams County. The J. . M.. . According to a report in the Columbus Dispatch, the Stuart and Killen stations closed in March 2017 and cost the county 28. 000 at least 500 jobs.
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