High winds take down front of Grant County building

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SWAYZEE, Ind. (WANE) — A building in a small Grant County town partially collapsed early Friday amid high winds.

The front façade of a building at 115 N. Washington St. in the town’s center, near the Swayzee Fire Department and the Swayzee Christian Church, collapsed. It was reported around 3:30 a.m.

Bricks were left across the sidewalk and in the southbound lane of Washington Street/S.R. 13.

A person in the town hall told WANE 15 that the building was vacant, and old. No injuries were reported.

The town was working to contact the owner of the building.

Town Fire Chief Les Frost said high winds were the cause.

The debris was cleaned up in about two hours Friday morning.

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