Fire crews to return for checks

Firefighters will return to the Ashdown Forest in Sussex later this morning to make checks following a heath fire that covered 20 hectares. At its height, nearly 50 firefighters were tackling the blaze, which started just before 2pm on 5th June 2013.

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Fire in the Ashdown Forest

An area of around twenty hectares of land is alight in the Ashdown Forest in Sussex.