Guests evacuated after tree crashes into Rotherham hotel as Storm Gareth rages

Guests were evacuated from their rooms when an uprooted tree crashed into a Rotherham hotel as Storm Gareth raged this morning.

By Claire Lewis
Wednesday, 13 March, 2019, 11:09

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at the Brentwood Hotel, Moorgate Road, Moorgate, at 6.30am.

POLICE: Shops found selling knives to children in Sheffield suburbs The tree damaged the hotel but firefighters said guests and staff escaped unharmed.

An uprooted tree damaged the Brentwood Hotel in Rotherham this morning

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said: “Firefighters assisted with evacuating residents to a different part of the hotel.”

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A dangerous structure engineer has visited the hotel to assess the extent of the damage. 

The Brentwood Hotel in Rotherham

More to follow.