Quantcast

Montgomery County Courthouse Damaged by Broken Pipe & Flooding - KOAM TV 7

Montgomery County Courthouse Damaged by Broken Pipe & Flooding

Updated:
INDEPENDENCE, KANSAS -


A broken pipe on the fourth flood has  led to flooding at the Montgomery County courthouse in Independence, Kansas.
These images  were shared with us by Andy Taylor of the Montgomery County Chronicle. A waterline  on the fourth floor apparently ruptured sometime Friday night. The maintenance director discovered water cascading down steps this morning around 8:00 am. It has caused extensive damage bringing down ceiling tiles, hitting computers and other office equipment. Damage is estimated at one hundred thousand dollars or more. Hard copy records that dated back to 1869 may have been destroyed as they were stored on the fourth floor.

Powered by Frankly

KOAM - Licensed to Pittsburg, Kansas
Send tips, ideas and press releases to: tips@koamtv.com
Send newsroom questions or comments to: comments@koamtv.com
Phone: (417) 624-0233 or (620) 231-0400
Web comments or questions: webmaster@koamtv.com
Newsroom Fax: (417) 624-3158

Powered by Frankly, Inc. All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOAM. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.