Baltimore Demolition Crew Knocks Down The Wrong Home

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A demolition crew accidentally knocked down a property that had been bought out for redevelopment.The crew, using an excavator, starts to tear down a building unbeknownst to them they were causing serious damage on the house next door.

image credit: Gary Trakhman

The video, less than two minutes long, shows an excavator pulling down a building. Only seconds later, the building next to it can be seen crumbling to the ground in a pile of dust and debris.

The footage was captured by onlookers, who can be heard sounding surprised. “That wasn’t the plan,” you can hear someone saying. “Oh no,” says another.

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City officials said they are currently investigating the debacle and a spokeswoman confirmed that attached buildings are ‘routinely demolished without incident’.However, the two owners say that both sides of the property were being redeveloped.

VIAGary Trakhman
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