Demolition teams moved in to knock down the home of an eighty year old woman in Dumfries today.
Vida Paul's property on Brooms Road fell into disrepair after a fire in 2009.
Neighbours complained it had become a blot on the landscape.
Mrs Paul says she is heartbroken that the local council has now destroyed the place she called home for more than 30 years.
Ryan Dollard reports:
This report features Vida Paul and Dr Ken Donnan.
Dumfries and Galloway have released a statement regarding the demolition of 'Westies Hame' in Dumfries:
The demolition of 'Westies Hame' in Dumfries has begun.
Vida Paul was evicted from her home last month after it was dubbed an eyesore.
The run down house of an 80-year-old Dumfries resident is being demolished, after it was dubbed an 'eyesore' by locals.
Vida Paul was evicted from 'Westies Hame' last month after Sheriff officers broke into the boarded up property with an ejection order.