Vordingborg council’s photo of the damage to the library

Video shows how demolition of Danish grain silo went horribly wrong

9 April 2018 | By GCR Staff 0 Comments

The demolition of a 53m-high grain silo in the Danish village of Vordingborg went wrong on Friday when it fell the opposite way to that intended and damaged a library and music school.

Nobody was injured in the incidence, which was captured in this video.

A statement released on Facebook by the Vordingborg commune said the accident left the library filled with dust and debris.

The silo was being demolished in preparation for the building of a hotel and apartment block. Kenneth Wegge, who led the demolition team, told the Danish broadcaster TV2: “We still do not know what went wrong. We are currently investigating.”

Image: Vordingborg council’s photo of the damage to the library