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One person was injured Friday afternoon in downtown Hastings after portions of a ceiling collapsed in an apartment. Star Gazette photo by Chad Richardson

Ceiling collapses in downtown Hastings apartment; one injured

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Portions of a ceiling in a downtown Hastings apartment collapsed Friday afternoon, injuring one person.

An adult female was transported to the emergency room for treatment. Her injuries were not life threatening.


Crews from the Hastings Fire Department and the Hastings Police Department responded.

Ceiling tiles and plaster above those tiles fell.

It wasn't immediately known why the ceiling collapsed.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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