Hurricane Ivan

ASHBURN, VA—A tornado spurred on by the remnants of Hurricane Ivan managed to tear the roof off of portions of United Litho's plant here Sept. 17 and hurled two employee vehicles into the building. No one was injured when the twister came through around 6 p.m., but one of the displaced vehicles severed a natural gas supply line. Loudon County fire and rescue personnel evacuated the buildings and covered the presses to protect them from incoming rain. United Litho, a member of The Sheridan Group, was able to finish all work in progress and had both presses that were affected by the storm running

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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