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Posted: Friday, 01 August 2014 5:47AM

Kingman Discusses Building Safety



Kingman, Kan. - A week after the collapse of a building in downtown Kingman, they've started to clean up the mess.  After two separate incidents residents say something needs to be done to avoid another disaster.  July 24th a downtown building collapsed on the corner of Main and Sherman. Kingman City Manager Emily Graf Told KAKE News," right now we've had crews come in tearing down, you see the top part of the roof gone, that was an area we were worried would possibly fall on the state highway."

Residents fear more disasters after this recent collapse and a ceiling cave-in at another downtown building not too long ago. The city is taking notice. They're already talking about finding funds to restore downtown buildings. Graf said,"we've been made aware of some grants that are available to help rebuild the structures of buildings. we'll be discussing on what we can do to make our community stronger."

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Kingman Discusses Building Safety
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