THREE INJURED IN LE MARS WALL COLLAPSE

SIOUXLAND—THREE WORKERS WERE INJURED TUESDAY WHEN PART OF THE WALL IN A BUILDING IN LE MARS COLLAPSED.

WELLS’ DAIRY HAS HIRED A LE MARS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY TO REMODEL THE BUILDING, TO MAKE IT THE NEW LOCATION OF THE BLUE BUNNY ICE CREAM PARLOR.

WELLS’ SPOKESMAN DAVE SMETTER SAYS THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED SHORTLY BEFORE NOON.

THERE WERE FOUR PEOPLE IN THE BUILDING AT THE TIME OF THE COLLAPSE.

ONE WORKER WAS BURIED UNDER DEBRIS AND RESCUED BY LE MARS FIRE RESCUE, THEN TAKEN OUT OF THE BUILDING ON A STRETCHER THAT WAS LOWERED TO THE GROUND BY A FIRE DEPARTMENT LADDER TRUCK.

FIRE FIGHTERS HELPED THE TWO OTHER INJURED WORKERS OUT OF THE DAMAGED BUILDING.

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