The Port Kembla chimney falling over
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Australian chimney demolished in controlled explosion

Thousands of people have gathered in the Australian city of Wollongong to watch the demolition of a 200 metre high chimney stack.

The homes of 250 local residents were evacuated to make sure nobody was injured as the structure - part of the Port Kembla copper works - came down in a controlled explosion.

Adrienne White reports.

  • 20 Feb 2014
  • From the section Asia
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