Demolition of a derelict hotel in Fife has begun a day early after it was ravaged by a massive fire last month.
The blaze at the Lundin Links hotel in Leven started shortly after 8.30pm on August 18 and emergency crews spent 17 hours battling the blaze.
Following the fire, Fife Council confirmed that the remains of the listed building would have to be demolished “as soon as possible” on public safety grounds.
The demolition effort was originally meant to begin on Friday, September 2, according to liquidators for the hotel’s former owners, Kapital Residential.
However, demolition of the derelict building began on Thursday afternoon.
More than 150 people attended a specially organised public meeting on Monday, which sought to update the local community on progress made towards the destruction of the old building.
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