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GE: Appliance Park operations improving, more employees to report next week

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – A week after fire destroyed building six at GE's Appliance Park on a rainy Friday morning, the company says their operations at the site are improving.

In a release sent out Thursday evening, officials say the company is focused on safety and are staying in communication with the surrounding community.

The following employees should report to work on Monday, April 13 at their normal times:

Building 1: Employees that support and work on Line 2; All other AP1 employees will be notified by their business leaders when it is time to return to work.

Building 2: All employees except stamping

Buildings 4, 5, 10: All employees

Hourly employees in building 3 and stamping employees in building 2 will return to work on Tuesday.

Yesterday a group of our leadership hosted several Metro Council members and other local officials representing Appliance Park neighborhoods to give them an update on progress to restore normal operations, the AP-6 investigation and the fire's impact on residents. The following officials attended:

Attendees at the meeting were:

Doug Hamilton, Chief of Public Services, Office of Louisville Mayor

Barbara Shanklin, Councilwoman Dist. 2 (AP is in her district); and staff assistant Jared Dearing

Madonna Flood. Councilwoman Dist. 24 (immediately south of AP)

Lisa Chapman, representing Councilman James Peden, Dist. 23 (S.E. of AP)

Paul Schuchmann, representing Councilman James Magre, Dist. 10 (N.W. of AP)

Rick Richards, Mayor, City of West Buechel

Joe Mattingly, West Buechel City Council Member

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