Earlier this Tuesday, April 12, 2022, a great noise filled the silence of 9D October and Escobedo Street, the city center of Guayaquil, when the front of a heritage house collapsed.
According to firefighters, the structure collapsed due to poor wood condition. The property was not used for housing, was in the commercial premises on the ground floor.
– Luis Antonio Ruiz (luisantonio_r) April 12, 2022
Traffic is light at this time in the vicinity of the sector. Security tape surrounds the place.
On social networks, Internet users have shared images of videos that captured the exact moment of the crash.
Many have commented and highlighted the historical significance of this real estate.
The Tola family’s old home collapsed this morning, an architectural heritage of Guayaquil, outside the Monaco Consulate working there, it was a building in the history of Guayaquil. Really a shame https://t.co/GjrKaRF7IS
– Gustavo A. Rivadeneira (@ Gusrivedeneira 6) April 12, 2022