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By Ben Mikesell
Volunteers from Historic Fort Wayne Inc. salvaged what they could before the carpentry and blacksmith shop gets torn down next weekend.

Demolition begins on burned Old Fort blacksmith shop

By Ben Mikesell
Volunteer Adam Missler, left, works with head blacksmith Norm Gable on Saturday to clean up the Old Fort's carpentry and blacksmith shop that burned in May.

Volunteers from Historic Fort Wayne Inc. began demolishing the Old Fort's carpentry and blacksmith shop this morning after it burned in May.

They salvaged what they could before the building gets torn down next weekend.

In coming weeks, they hope to construct a new shop.

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