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Thread: Demolition of a 275' Smoke Stack - things go wrong

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    Senior Member Quiltzilla's Avatar
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    In Springfield Ohio, they removed a 275" smoke stack at the power plant and it fell in the wrong direction. Nobody was hurt, but 4000 people lost power.

    Smoke Stack Video

    Another view of it

    Did you know that there is a Springfield in 35 of the 50 states. Springfield Info

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    Yikes, I live near Springfield! I didn't hear about it.
    But how would I since I'm usually here :D

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    It made the news in Fort Wayne,IN...I saw it last night.

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    Yikes, even the best plans can go wrong.

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    It made the news in the Philadelphia market too! All can say is, WOW!

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    Was on Rochester, NY channel too. Somebody's embarrassed.

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    I am so happy to hear that no one was hurt!!

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