Experts called the new causes of the collapse of the house in Drogobych

Эксперты назвали новые причины обвала дома в Дрогобыче

The average load-bearing wall of the house was in a state unfit for operation

The collapse of the entrance of the house in Drohobych in August could be due to the poor condition of load-bearing walls, experts say.

The collapse of the staircase in a residential building in Drohobych, Lviv bonds at the end of August could cause a bad state of moderate load-bearing wall, as well as the loss of durability of the bearing wall, which gave a crack, said the experts investigating the causes of the collapse, said a representative of GP Western expert-technical center Gastrula Roman Coldra, reports Interfax-Ukraine.

“During the technical and visual inspection, it was found that the destruction occurred as a result of the fact that the average load-bearing wall, relied on two other walls, was in a condition unfit for operation,” he said at a briefing on Friday, September 13.

At the same time, he stressed that for an accurate establishment of the cause you should conduct a hydrological study.

Expert in instrumental study, doctor of technical Sciences Roman demchyna said that one of the reasons for the collapse was the “loss of resistance of the bearing wall that is cracked”.

According to Demchina, next week, experts will again travel to Drohobych, to explore the part of the house which collapsed, because after a collapse in the house there are additional cracks.

“We must eliminate the things that can lead to another instant destruction,” – said the expert.

We will remind, on the night of 28 August in the city of Drohobych, Lviv region collapsed entrance of the four-storey building. Eight people died, including one child. Employees of gschs rescued seven people, including five children.

Among the reasons for the collapse is called an explosion of natural gas, erosion of the soil under the house and redevelop. The investigation is underway. In the city and region was declared mourning for the victims.

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