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VIDEO: Blink and you might miss the fall of the Bank of Lisbon

People from near and far gathered in the Joburg CBD to witness the demolition of the Bank of Lisbon building on Sunday morning.

The Bank of Lisbon building has been demolished. Earlier residents from nearby buildings stood outside the exclusion zone to witness the implosion. Picture: Ahmed Kajee/EWN

JOHANNESBURG – Many came from near and far to witness the demolition of the Bank of Lisbon building in the Johannesburg CBD on Sunday morning.

The spectacular fall of the 31- story building lasted only a few seconds, and now the swirling dust and debris is all that's left of the structure.

In 2018 a fire ravaged through the building and claimed the lives of three fire fighters who were part of the team that responded to the emergency call by employees government workers.

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