New York State to Rebuild Westchester Salt Shed

According to the New York Thruway Authority a fire at a Westchester facility will cost the state a million dollars. Officials stated on Monday that the fire, which occurred early in the month of August, completely destroyed a shed located in Mamaroneck used to hold salt for a large portion of the New England Thruway and the building will need to be reconstructed. 54-year old Richard Cass who was employed by the Thruway Authority as an electrician was arrested on charges of fourth degree arson for the August 18 fire that police stated took out $400,000 worth of equipment and 650 tons of salt although 2,000 tons were saved. ACcording to officials construction on the estimated $1 million project could potentially begin in November.

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