Two women struck by debris blown from building in Inverness

Police are at the scene on Church Street
Police are at the scene on Church Street

Two women have been struck by falling debris blown from a building in the centre of Inverness.

Emergency services were called to the incident by the Auctioneers pub in the city’s Church Street, at about 12.30pm this afternoon.

A police spokesman said their injuries do not appear to be serious and that Highland Council workers are assisting to make the building safe.

Church Street is currently closed to traffic.

A fire service spokeswoman said the debris has “blown off” the roof of a building but the type of debris is unknown at this stage. One appliance from Inverness is in attendance along with an aerial platform.