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Aurora Street re-opening expected today


March 9, 2018

Larry Holcombe/Daily Globe

WORKERS WITH Fahrner Excavating knock down a portion of a wall at 102 E. Aurora St. after the Feb. 21 fire that killed three people and destroyed the building and property next door. Workers expect enough of the building will be demolished that Aurora Street will be reopened today for the first time since the fire.


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IRONWOOD - The process of demolishing the structures at 102-104 Aurora St. continued Thursday, with workers hoping to have the downtown street re-opened some time this morning.

Work resumed Wednesday on the structures destroyed in an early morning fire on Feb. 21 that left three dead. The fire destroyed the multi-story structure at 102 E. Aurora that housed Chelsi's Corner boutique on the street level and two floors of apartments above it, as well as the unoccupied building next door.

Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration offic...

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