Communities in Essex are recovering after Storm Doris hit the county yesterday.
Strong winds caused trees to be uprooted, a few areas were left without power and there was disruption on the roads and public transport.
Roofs were blown off some buildings and 64 homes were evacuated in Colchester after fears a building that houses a block of flats would collapse.
The news release below was released by Essex County Fire & Rescue Service;
The Service’s Control teams and firefighters across Essex had dealt with over 120 weather related incidents by 10pm last night.
Many of the calls have required our advice, our attendance to make the scene safe and some have been false alarms.
1:13pm | Roof removed from block of flats Colchester crews were called to a block of flats in Greenstead Road, Colchester, after a large section of flat roof was removed by the wind. Firefighters also reported that brickwork was unstable. 64 homes were evacuated and surrounding roads were closed. Crews assisted in making the scene safe and left the incident in the care of the Police at 2.41pm.
8:24pm | Tree removed from roadway Crews were called to Cage Lane in Boxted to reports of a tree which had fallen down and was blocking the roadway. Crews moved the tree and made sure the scene was safe by 8:53pm.