Work continues to dismantle collapsed flats in Egremont

Council workers are attempting to remove the remains of a four storey building that fell into the Ehen in Egremont after foundations were undermined by swollen river levels.

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Demolition begins

Demolition is underway Credit: ITV Border

Work has begun to dismantle the last remaining wall of the block of flats that collapsed into the river Ehen in Cleator Moor. Demolition began on the day of the collapse to remove the remains of the property.

The residents of the flats weren't allowed in to rescue personal belongings as it wasn't deemed safe.

The building is unrecognisable Credit: ITV Border
What remains of the top of the building Credit: ITV Border
Barely anything remains Credit: ITV Border

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