These were the scenes on West Bars in Chesterfield this afternoon after part of a roof collapsed onto the pavement below.
Witnesses said a pedestrian had a lucky escape as they narrowly avoided being hit by the falling ridge tiles.
Police cordoned off the area as firefighters using an aerial platform made safe the roof.
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