Crawley firefighters put out large tree fire


Fire crews put out a large tree fire in Tilgate Park.

Firefighters were called to the scene near Tilgate Recreation Centre off Tilgate Drive at 6.36pm yesterday (Wednesday June 11).

A spokesman for West Sussex Fire and Rescue said the fire damaged a 5m by 5m area of woodland and a large tree.

The two crews and a technical rescue unit from Horley sawed off part of the tree before leaving the scene at around 8.30pm.