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Houses flooded after water main bursts

Several homes and roads were flooded this morning in the Bewbush area of Crawley after a water main burst.

Burst water main floods homes and roads

Several roads were closed Credit: WSFRS

Several homes and roads were flooded this morning in West Sussex after a water main burst.

Homes at Scory Close in the Bewbush area of Crawley were worst affected with muddy water entering many properties.

Fire crews assess the damage Credit: WSFRS
Cars narrowly avoided being flooded Credit: WSFRS

Sussex police closed the road, West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were in attendance from approximately 7am and the water board turned off the supply. Most of the water has now drained away, but residents are now assessing the damage to their homes.

Emergency services were quick to respond Credit: WSFRS
Several pathways were flooded Credit: WSFRS

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