On June 9, 2019, tragedy struck the residents of Elan City Lights apartments in Dallas when a crane, owned and operated by Bigge Crane & Rigging Co., collapsed onto their 5-story apartment complex.
Reporter Holly Yan, CNN, Mon June 10, 2019: Cranes are supposed to withstand 140 mph winds. So what caused the deadly Dallas crane collapse?
Amid impending tragedy, a true hero thinks of others first.
During construction, crane operators must be trained, evaluated and determined to be competent to operate a crane. This includes training for the specific make and model of crane being operated. Failure to follow these guidelines may lead to death or maiming of workers or non-workers. On every construction site, safety should be the #1 priority.
Bella Vista is waiting for test results from the EPA concerning the stump dump smoke and fire hazard. 40/29 News reports.