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Historic Muncie Fieldhouse Damaged in Storms

Built in 1928, the Fieldhouse is one of the largest high school gyms in the country.

MUNCIE, Ind. -- The historic Muncie Fieldhouse was damaged as storms rolled through the area Sunday afternoon.

Part of the roof was removed, causing severe flooding inside the building. A water main also broke. Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler said thousands of gallons of water gushed into the building.

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Nobody was hurt, according to Chris Walker, the principal of Muncie Central High School.

Built in 1928 for more than $400,000, the Muncie Fieldhouse is one of the largest high school gymnasiums in the country. It seats more than 7,600 people.

As of early Monday morning, Muncie is still under a travel advisory due to the storm damage. About 6,000 people are without power.

(Photo by Steven Baule / @DrBauleMCS /Courtesy of RTV6)

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