Downtown Chaffee has suffered a casualty after the collapse of an historic building. The owner Pete Dooley says he used to conduct his insurance business at the location but currently it is vacant. He bring in a demolition team as soon as possible. The city is calling it a safety hazard and has issued a warning to stay clear of the rubble. Crews will be checking the stability of the adjacent buildings and others erected around the same time. The owner of Soap and Suds next door is staying closed until further notice for safety.
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