Woman in her 70s treated for shock as tree falls on bungalow in Longbridge - The Bromsgrove Standard

Woman in her 70s treated for shock as tree falls on bungalow in Longbridge

Bromsgrove Editorial 21st Dec, 2023   0

A TREE has fallen onto a house in Longbridge.

The incident happened just after 7.20am on this morning in The Roundabout.

Fire engines from Northfield, Kings Norton, Wednesbury, Bournbrook and Woodgate Valley attended, with the first arriving within three minutes of being mobilised.

A large tree had fallen on a bungalow.

Firefighters including technical rescue team removed large branches from the road.

A woman in her 70s was treated by paramedics for shock.

The Roundabout is currently inaccessible from the Bristol Road, which remains open. West Midlands Police also attended.

A structural engineer has assessed the property and deemed the damage as superficial. The house remains safe for the occupier to remain inside.

The fire service has scaled down its resource at the incident to a one crew, who are assisting other agencies.

There is currently a Met Office yellow weather warning for high winds brought by Storm Pia in place. It runs until 3pm.

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