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Botchergate reopened after crane accident

A major street in Carlisle was closed for a number of hours after a crane collided with a building causing damage and fears of falling masonry.

Diversions were put in place and the fire brigade were called to assess the damage. Botchergate and its neighbouring footpaths were closed until the site was deemed safe.

The fire brigade assess damage Credit: John Everingham
The fire brigade assess the damage Credit: John Everingham


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