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Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio

By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor

 

BANGS - A spokesperson for the Ohio State Fire Marshal's office says the investigation into the cause of last week's fire at the old Mount Vernon Bible College on Johnstown Road is ongoing, no cause or origin has been determined. No one was hurt when the huge structure caught fire around 5 p.m. Friday.

The building had been abandoned for years.

After personnel from eight fire departments knocked down the flames Friday evening the lingering smoke prompted the health department to advise residents in the area to stay inside.

VIDEO - Here's a link to a YouTube video posted last September by Bryce Boley of the structure. 

https://youtu.be/rIKNbEj3ugA

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