Tree fire in Wisborough Green

FIRE crews spent three hours tackling a blaze after several trees caught fire because of overhead electrical cables.

The incident happened at 7.20am yesterday (Sunday, September 1), taking nearly three hours before the area on Billingshurst Road in Wisborough Green was safe.

Assistance was then given to the Electricity Board to clear tree foliage from cables and the surrounding area.

Crews from Billingshurst attended the scene.