Northern Virginia

ASHBURN, VA--On Friday evening, September 17, 2004, at approximately 6:00 p.m., the local United Litho plant experienced a near-miss from a tornado as the remains of Hurricane Ivan moved through Northern Virginia. Although a full crew was in the plant and working, everyone was able to reach shelter inside the facility and no one was injured. The tornado is believed to have not actually made contact with the plant, but the building did sustain damage from suction and high winds. The roof was damaged or lost in several areas, including above the shipping dock and the pressroom. Several employee vehicles were damaged in the parking

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