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Fri., May 14, 2010, 7:53 a.m.

No serious injuries when house falls on man

A man working for Hammerhead Demolition Inc. is taken to an awaiting ambulance after Spokane firefighters freed him from under a house that collapsed at 3633 E. Second Ave on Thursday, May 13, 2010. The man was prepping the house to be moved.  (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)
A man working for Hammerhead Demolition Inc. is taken to an awaiting ambulance after Spokane firefighters freed him from under a house that collapsed at 3633 E. Second Ave on Thursday, May 13, 2010. The man was prepping the house to be moved. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

A man escaped serious injury Thursday when a house fell on him.

The man, who was not identified, was trying to move the home at 3633 E. Second Ave., which had been sold by the state Department of Transportation as part of the North Spokane Corridor.

He apparently was working alone when the house shifted and collapsed onto what was left of the foundation.

Read the rest of Thomas Clouse's story here.




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