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Third Toledo Edison steam plant smokestack leveled

Crews with B&B Wrecking used strategically-placed explosives to topple the top third of the smokestacks.

The last remaining smokestack of the former Toledo Edison Power Plant was partially destroyed on Friday morning.

Crews with B&B Wrecking used strategically-placed explosives to topple the top third of the smokestacks. Per the city of Toledo's request, the bottom 100 feet of the smokestack was left intact so that a new lighthouse can be built.


READ: City plans for smokestack implosion

On NBC 24 News at 5 and 6, residents will share their thoughts about the end of a venerable icon in the Toledo skyline.

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