SCD TV: Cocoa Beach Pier Damaged By High Winds During Storm, Three Injured
By Space Coast Daily // August 3, 2017
storm blew down awning, roof
ABOVE VIDEO: The Cocoa Beach Pier was damaged Thursday afternoon by high winds and storm that quickly passed through the area.
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA BEACH, FLORIDA – The Cocoa Beach Pier was damaged Thursday afternoon by high winds and storm that quickly passed through the area.
According to authorities, the pier was evacuated and the fire department is on scene after the storm downed an awning off the roof, and injured three people.
Statement from Westgate Resorts on Cocoa Beach Pier:
“Severe thunderstorms striking Cocoa Beach caused some damage to the Pier. As a safety precaution, guests were evacuated and we closed the damaged areas to the public. Once we are able to fully assess the damage, we will provide an update on when the affected venues will reopen.”
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