Witnesses saw bricks blown from the end gable of a property in Chatteris and smash on to two cars below in Storm Doris

Bricks fell onto two cars in Chatteris from the high winds in Storm Doris PHOTO: Leah Templeman

Bricks fell onto two cars in Chatteris from the high winds in Storm Doris PHOTO: Leah Templeman - Credit: Archant

Eye witnesses described watching part of a block of flats blown away by Storm Doris in Chatteris yesterday (Thursday) afternoon.

Bricks fell onto two cars in Chatteris from the high winds in Storm Doris PHOTO: Ian Carter

Bricks fell onto two cars in Chatteris from the high winds in Storm Doris PHOTO: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

Bricks from the top of flats in Old Station Place with both fire and police attending the incident.

Bricks fell onto two cars in Chatteris from the high winds in Storm Doris PHOTO: Ian Carter

Bricks fell onto two cars in Chatteris from the high winds in Storm Doris PHOTO: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

One neighbour posted on the Policing March and Chatteris Facebook page: “I watched it go down, still can’t believe what I saw. Hope the residents get back in to their homes soon. It was crazy, just glad nobody was hurt.”

And another said: “I got to watch it too as it fell in front of my window.”

The bricks at the end gable of the property smashed down on to two cars below - a blue mini and a green Mazda.


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The incident happened at about mid day.

A Sanctuary Housing spokesman said: “We are working with officers from Cambridgeshire Police to ensure the safety of residents at Old Station Place. Surveyors and contractors are on their way to the property to carry out safety checks and assess the damage.”

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