Demolishing a 287 Metre Transmitting Tower

On January 24, 2022, the 287 metre tall transmitting tower in Spanish Fort, Alabama, which has served WKRG-TV, broadcasting to the Mobile Alabama and Pensacola, Florida areas, since 1957 was taken down by explosive demolition by Controlled Demolition, Inc. The demolition proceeded as planned, with no damage outside the exclusion area.

The tower has been replaced by a new 548 metre tower located nearby. Here is a story about the demolition with video from another angle.