Portions of building collapse in Wellston, Ohio

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WELLSTON, Ohio (WSAZ) -- Portions of an an old building have collapsed in Wellston, Ohio.

Wellston Police say it is the old Post Office Cafe building at Ohio Avenue and Broadway.

Police say the building and the area around it have been deemed unsafe.

The city is now working to close surrounding areas to keep everyone safe.

Ohio Avenue is closed between Broadway and First Street. The eastbound portion of Broadway is closed between Ohio Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue.

Police are asking drivers to avoid the area.

According to police, there are plans to demolish the building and all the roads in the area will reopen once it is safe for everyone.

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