Merseyside Fire & Rescue service reveal how many times they attended Storm Doris related incidents

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Storm Doris has been battered Merseyside on Thursday with 80 mph winds.

Emergency services were called out many times to deal with storm related damage such as fallen trees and partially collapsed buildings.

Hundreds of trees fell across the region blocking roads and impacting travel on Wirral and in Liverpool, one fell on Poulton Road which is a major road in Wallasey.

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Specialist tree surgeons had to remove the tree which caused major traffic problems for hours.

And Merseyside Fire and Rescue service have revealed that they attended 117 storm Doris related incidents.

Some experts expect that total amount of damage caused by the storm could be near the £200m mark.

 

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