Midhurst fire crew called to Henley Common

MIDHURST firefighters were this afternoon (May 14) called to an incident at Henley Common, beside the A286.

The fire service received a call shortly after 1pm following reports that a fir tree had fallen onto an 11,000 kilovolt power line and burst into flames.

Fire crews had to wait for the electric board to isolate the power before they could make the scene safe.