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  • Torrential rains led a two-story house to topple over yesterday near Keelong’s Bisha Harbor.

  • The homeowners returned to the area today, hoping to salvage belongings from the house.

  • Safety concerns led the Keelung City Government to deploy backhoes to demolish the damaged structure.

  • One evening after a storm toppled this residence a mudslide seems to have made this building tilt at an even more dangerous angle.

  • A break in the weather led the grown children of this family to enter the structure accompanied by emergency rescue crews.

  • They are hoping to salvage whatever they can from their former residence.

  • The extreme angle of the house together with rain makes it difficult to enter this structure.

  • Crews are using bamboo poles for support, but the tiles are slippery making it difficult to proceed.

  • Many were shocked to see this house collapse, with eyewitnesses on the street capturing this moment on camera.

  • The building made its way into the road,

  • and fear of further damage led to backhoes being deployed to permanently demolish the building.

  • The family looks solemn as they watch crews complete half of the demolition work on their house.

  • During the demolition a few person items can be seen

  • as the whole family are wearing raincoats and struggle to recover these items.

  • Unfortunately, even if some items are recovered like this purse, it is typically covered in mud

  • as the family say it is simply trying to recover as much as possible.

Torrential rains led a two-story house to topple over yesterday near Keelong’s Bisha Harbor.

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Two-story building in Keelung ruined due to heavy rains

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    VoiceTube posted on 2013/09/02
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