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.
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.
South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said: “Firefighters assisted with evacuating residents to a different part of the hotel.”
A dangerous structure engineer has visited the hotel to assess the extent of the damage.
More to follow.