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Friday, April 30, 2010

Texas demolition crew mistakenly demolishes woman's house instead of the one across the street

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Anonymous Tribune said...

Associated Press

Last update: April 28, 2010 - 6:28 PM

DENTON, Texas - A woman was trying to figure out what to do after a demolition crew wrongly tore down most of her house, instead of one across the street. Francis Howard told the Denton Record-Chronicle that "I don't have the words to say" about what happened to her family's longtime home. The 69-year-old woman, who lives with her son in Frisco, said Monday that the family had resided in the Denton home for 47 years.

Much of the house was demolished April 21.

City records show the house that was supposed to be demolished was ordered in January to be repaired or torn down, due to unkept lawns, outside storage, junked vehicles and failure to secure the structure.

The landlord of the property that was to have been demolished declined comment.


Information from: Denton Record-Chronicle,

8:43 AM  
Blogger Bob said...

Looks like Denton has a lawsuit coming their way.

Speaking of lawsuits, there is another big federal lawsuit headed for the City of Saint Paul. This is what happens when a city has leadership who ignores civil rights through unbridled arrogance.

8:53 AM  

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