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Update: Pictures show damage caused by collapsing wall in Hornchurch

10:42 29 July 2014

Cars damaged by the fallen wall in Warwick close Hornchurch

Cars damaged by the fallen wall in Warwick close Hornchurch

Archant

A wall measuring 3m high and 50m long fell on top of vehicles in a residential car park in Hornchurch last night.

Cars damaged by the fallen wall in Warwick close HornchurchCars damaged by the fallen wall in Warwick close Hornchurch

Emergency services were called after the brick wall in Warwick Close collapsed in at approximately 10.30pm yesterday.

The fire service assisted police in a search, which confirmed that nobody was injured.

Alan Anderson, 59, was visiting his daughter when the wall fell.

He said: “It was like a gas explosion. It was a loud bang.

“It was bad if someone had been sitting in a vehicle they would have been killed.”

Did you see anything? Contact Emma on 02084773878 or emma.lake@archant.co.uk

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