Workers with Rodney Loftis & Son, a Charleston excavating and wrecking service, were tearing down and removing debris from a burned Arlington Avenue home on Wednesday. The city of Charleston provided an impetus to demolish the building, which stood as a burned shell for almost 17 months.
Wednesday August 7, 2013
PHOTOS: City orders burned home at Arlington Avenue demolished
An excavator sits on top of remnants of a burned Arlington Avenue home on Wednesday, Aug. 7. The March 2012 fire that destroyed the home killed nine people, seven of whom were children.
An excavator sitting on debris is all that remained on Wednesday of an Arlington Avenue home that was destroyed in March 2012. The burned structure stood for almost 17 months before being demolished.