Two rescued after building collapse in Curlewis St in Bondi

Two rescued after building collapse in Curlewis St in Bondi

Just after 5.00pm, residents of a house on Curlewis St Bondi had their side wall collapse into a neighbouring construction site. Beds in two rooms were on the edge of falling as the building gave way.

Family said that cracking had appeared in the neighbouring home around a week ago. The home owners attempted to reach out to those responsible for the construction but needed to engage a solicitor to force halting the building works.

It’s understood a cease work order was issued on the same day as the collapse.

A man and elderly woman were at home at the time of the structural collapse. They were rescued into a neighbouring property. The elderly woman was assessed by NSW Ambulance but did not sustain injuries.

NSW Police, Police Rescue, NSW Ambulance, Fire & Rescue NSW and Worksafe attended the scene and an exclusion area was established.

Curlewis st was closed in both directions.

Residents of a neighbouring unit block were not permitted to enter their building until it can be declared safe.

Investigations are continuing by Worksafe, Waverley Council and NSW Police.

VIDEO AVAILABLE VIA PATREON - LINK BELOW

youtube preview

20201210 bondi collapse 002

20201210 bondi collapse 003

20201210 bondi collapse 004

20201210 bondi collapse 005

20201210 bondi collapse 006

20201210 bondi collapse 007

Search Articles

20131109_kingsford_fire_027.jpg