'Horror scene': meet the man who found the Sidmouth fatberg

The Guardian - 01-11


Charlie Ewart, a 51-year-old father of two from Plymouth, has been battling blockages in the sewers of south-west England for 15 years. But even he was not prepared for the dreadful sight, and smell, of what he found lurking beneath the elegant seafront in the Regency town of Sidmouth when he scrambled through a small manhole.