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Homeless camp on S. Rogers demolished

Workers demolish a camp on South Rogers near the Community Kitchen, where individuals experiencing homelessness were recently living, Thursday, December 26, 2019 in Bloomington, Ind. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
Workers demolish a camp on South Rogers near the Community Kitchen, where individuals experiencing homelessness were recently living, Thursday, December 26, 2019 in Bloomington, Ind. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
Workers demolish a camp on South Rogers near the Community Kitchen, where individuals experiencing homelessness were recently living, Thursday, December 26, 2019 in Bloomington, Ind. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
Workers demolish a camp on South Rogers near the Community Kitchen, where individuals experiencing homelessness were recently living, Thursday, December 26, 2019 in Bloomington, Ind. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
Workers demolish a camp on South Rogers near the Community Kitchen, where individuals experiencing homelessness were recently living, Thursday, December 26, 2019 in Bloomington, Ind. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
Workers demolish a camp on South Rogers near the Community Kitchen, where individuals experiencing homelessness were recently living, Thursday, December 26, 2019 in Bloomington, Ind. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)

Workers demolished a camp on South Rogers near the Community Kitchen, where individuals experiencing homelessness were recently living, Thursday, December 26, 2019 in Bloomington, Ind. The land, which is listed in the county GIS system as parcel number 53-08-08-100-119.000-009 is owned by AFR Partners LLC.

There were signs of recent habitation of the camp, including food, a recent campfire, and clothing drying on trees. There were multiple campsites in the area along a creek. Workers used construction equipment to pick up tents, and other items, which were then placed in a dumpster. There were no residents of the camp present, but several bicycles and other items were left behind.

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