Investigations into forest fire

Ashdown Forest fire
Crews from across Sussex were called to tackle the Ashdown Forest fire

Firefighters are investigating the cause of a fire which swept through the Ashdown Forest in Sussex on Sunday afternoon. East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service were called to the scene at around 1.45pm. Around 70 firefighters brought the blaze under control with some remaining at the scene overnight.

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Ashdown Forest fire

More than 70 firefighters have been dealing with a fire in the Ashdown Forest in Sussex.