Large hole smashed through bank wall - Bexley

Published: 18 Jul 2022 02:28pm

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews have rushed to Bexley, in Sydney's south, where demolition machinery has crashed through a bank wall.

The demolition work was being carried out at a site next to the Forest Road bank around 1pm today when a piece of concrete, weighing about 20 tonnes, penetrated the building's double brick wall.

The impact created a hole, measuring about two by four metres.

Six people were safely evacuated from the bank and offices above.

NSW Police are also at the scene, safeguarding the bank's contents.

FRNSW officers and engineers are determining the stability of the building following the mishap.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:14pm

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