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Eckhart Public Library begins outside construction nearly one year after arson

This week, crews began to tear out the handicap ramp leading up the main entrance.

Posted: Jun. 19, 2018 10:56 PM

AUBURN, Ind. (WFFT) - The Eckhart Public Library is finally beginning to re-build after an arson destroyed the history building in Auburn nearly a year ago.

This week, crews began to tear out the handicap ramp leading up the main entrance.

That's because the library is re-configuring the main entrance as part of the rebuilding.

On July 2, 2017 Nykolas Elkin put a lit firework down the book return, destroying much of the first floor.

The library will mark the anniversary of the devastating event with a special announcement about it's future on July 2.

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