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Crews remove part of St. Henri’s St. Zotique Church bell tower

WATCH: Crews remove part of St. Henri’s St. Zotique Church bell tower

MONTREAL — Cranes were going up around St. Zotique Church in St. Henri early Friday, as crews were called in to remove part of the bell tower.

It appeared that one of the church’s two bell towers was leaning and considered dangerous.

The St. Zotique Church in St. Henri, where the bell tower was leaning on April 17, 2015. Yannick Gadbois/Global News

Engineers were on-site, examining the bell tower and trying to decide how to best protect the safety of residents in the area.

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Engineers were on-site at St. Zotique Church in St. Henri, examining the bell tower and trying to decide how to best protect the safety of residents in the area on April 17, 2015. Yannick Gadbois/Global News

They haven’t quite decided how to handle the delicate problem, but they are considering taking the bell tower down.

The St. Zotique Church in St. Henri, where the bell tower was leaning on April 17, 2015. Yannick Gadbois/Global News

Local city councillor, Craig Sauvé, tweeted pictures from the site.

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