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Mayor: Wall in collapsed Morrilton building a concern

By The Associated Press

This article was published May 17, 2011 at 7:22 a.m.

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Emergency personnel begin the process of searching through debris from a collapsed building at the corner of Broadway and Division Streets in downtown Morrillton.

— The mayor of the central Arkansas town where a building collapsed and killed a 2-year-old girl says one wall that is still standing is now a concern.

Morrilton Mayor Stewart Nelson said Tuesday morning that the wall that was inside the building has been "creaking and groaning" and looks as if it's about to fall as well.

The collapse of the building that housed a bridal boutique and a cosmetic store killed 2-year-old Alissa Jones and injured at least six other people Monday. Nelson said it's believed that everyone in the area has now been accounted for.

Conway County emergency management director Brandon Baker said Monday that the cause of the collapse is not yet known. Baker didn't immediately return phone calls Tuesday morning.

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