Caravans damaged and walls blown down during night of high winds

Caravans damaged in Crimdon Dene. Photo: Hartlepol Alert
Caravans damaged in Crimdon Dene. Photo: Hartlepol Alert

Caravans were flipped over and houses were damaged as high winds rocked Hartlepool.

Static caravans at Crimdon Dene were moved by the gale force winds that hit the coast overnight.

Caravans damaged in Crimdon Dene. Photo: Hartlepool Alert

Caravans damaged in Crimdon Dene. Photo: Hartlepool Alert

The holiday park is said to have been evacuated when firefighters from Peterlee Fire Station responded to calls from the seaside site.

Crimdon Dene Holiday Park refused to comment on the situation.

We have also been sent in photos from readers as they reported damage to their property, from falling fences to brick structures toppling over.

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Photo sent in by Megan Crombie.

Photo sent in by Megan Crombie.

Photo sent in by Susan Pattison

Photo sent in by Susan Pattison

Photo sent in by Dawn Moore

Photo sent in by Dawn Moore