MILFORD, Conn. (WTVD) -- When you "raise the roof," there's always a chance it could come crashing down all around you.
And for homeowners in Milford, Connecticut, an expensive project to lift their beach house onto pilings turned disastrous.
Firefighters told a reporter that the home shifted suddenly on the pilings and gave way.
One worker was injured but expected is to OK.
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The home had been damaged by Hurricanes Irene and Sandy.
The distraught homeowners made the decision to demolish the home within minutes after its fall.
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