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Crane collapses at UTS site

Posted by: 2UE | 27 November, 2012 - 11:07 AM
Cane collapse in Ultimo at UTS worksite in the CBD

2UE Video: Fire has caused part of a crane to collapse onto one of the buildings under construction at the UTS campus in Ultimo.

Around a hundred people have been evacuated from the construction site - while the crane operator's managed to climb down 40 metres to safety.

Another hundred people have also been ordered out of nearby buildings - as firefighters try and battle the blaze from a cherry picker.

Dicko & Anjali speak with James O'Doherty, an eyewitness on the scene.


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