Shop guttering crashes down in Axminster

16:25 27 April 2014

Police sealed Axminster  town centre after guttering collapsed into the street. Photo by Chris Carson

Police sealed Axminster town centre after guttering collapsed into the street. Photo by Chris Carson

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Town centre sealed as firefighters make safe newsagents’ building.

Axminster firefighters make safe the building after guttering fell into the street outside Martins Newsagents. Photo by Chris CarsonAxminster firefighters make safe the building after guttering fell into the street outside Martins Newsagents. Photo by Chris Carson

Axminster town centre was sealed today (Sunday, April 27) after guttering crashed into the street.

The incident happened outside Martins Newsagents, in Victoria Place, and police were quickly on the scene to keep people and traffic away from the area.

Local firefighters used ladders to make the building safe.

It is understood that no one was hurt.

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