There is news of an unstable tower crane in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. It looks like something went wrong when the crane – a Terex hammer head – was scrambled down / dismantled after the contract ended. The emergency services have evacuated the area and are waiting for the arrival of two mobile cranes and other tower crane fitters.

Photo courtesy of Atlanta Fire & Rescue

Atlanta Fire and Rescue tweeted about the scene at 1105 West Peachtree Street, stating that the crane was “crooked and possibly unstable.”

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* UPDATE * A crane engineer is on his way to the site to check the situation. Two mobile cranes are also on the way to help set the crane down. W. Peachtree Street between 10th and 14th Streets will be closed for the next 24-48 hours. #AFRD pic.twitter.com/FSFUS0A4ww

– Atlanta Fire Rescue (@ATLFireRescue) February 19, 2021