Motorists at risk from dislodged roof

PUBLISHED: 14:00 06 February 2013 | UPDATED: 14:00 06 February 2013


Colyton fire crew called to remove metal sheeting precariously overhanging the road to Southleigh

Firefighters had to remove a section of metal sheeting which was overhanging a road in East Devon this morning (Wednesday).

One appliance from Colyton was mobilised following a report of a shed roof hanging precariously over the highway on the road to Southleigh at around 8.30am.

On arrival the crew located a large section of galvanised roof sheeting approximately 3m by 4m perched above the roadway.

One section of the sheeting was removed using winch and strops.

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