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Beam collapse causes major damage to historic Avalon Theatre in Marysville

No one was injured, although officials say a couple of cars were damaged in addition to the building.
(Image Courtesy: Lindsay Titus, Union County Daily Digital)

MARYSVILLE, Ohio -- A beam collapsed and caused major damage to the historic Avalon Theatre in Marysville Thursday night.

Emergency crews received a call about the collapse around 10 p.m., according to Marysville Division of Fire Battalion Chief Jim Strayton.

No one was injured, although officials say a couple of cars were damaged.

Clean up started Friday around 6 a.m.

Engineers are expected to examine the stability of the rest of the building.

The exact cost of the damage from the collapse is not yet known.