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Update on Ashdown Forest fire

Date : 17 May 2020

At 19.58 on Saturday 16/05/2020, East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service were sent to a fire in the open near Gills Lap car park, Chuck Hatch Lane, Hartfield, Ashdown Forest.

As of 16.45 on 17/05/2020, 1 fire engines and two landrovers from East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service remain in attendance. Kent Fire and Rescue Service are assisting with checking for hot spots. A drone is being used.

Members of the public are being urged to stay away from the area.   


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