WATCH: O.Z. Tyler shares video of deconstruction efforts

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) — The partially collapsed rickhouse at O.Z. Tyler Distillery is being torn down.

Officials with the distillery said on Thursday that they are pleased with the deconstruction of Warehouse H continues with a planned and controlled collapse.

As of now, there appears to be minimal leakage and damage to barrels, officials said.

The decision to collapse the structure was made after talking with consultants and experts.

Around midnight Monday, 4,500 barrels spilled out after the northwest part of the building collapsed.

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(This story was originally published on June 20, 2019)

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