Toppled trees, crushed cars and damaged buildings among 200 Kent incidents caused by storm

PUBLISHED: 15:47 17 February 2014 | UPDATED: 15:48 17 February 2014

A satellite image taken at 2am on February 14 2014. Picture: Met Office

A satellite image taken at 2am on February 14 2014. Picture: Met Office


Emergency services have been called to more than 200 incidents caused by the extreme weather.

Between Friday and Saturday, firefighters dealt with around 200 incidents caused by the storm that hit while many people were celebrating Valentine’s Day.

A roof facia left dangling over a public path in New Cut, Chatham, was dealt with and free people after a fallen tree struck a car in The Street, Cobham.

There have been multiple trees blown down across the county and a lot of damage to buildings, a spokesman said.

Crews were called to flooded businesses and homes, had to make buildings safe following damage caused by strong winds, move cars hit by falling trees and stop fallen electricity cables sparking.

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