East Sussex Village – 30 Evacuated from their Homes

Thirty People Evacuated from their Homes

An alert was caused early this morning when a car crashed into a gas main in a small village in East Sussex. Police and fire teams rushed to the incident and evacuated people from adjacent homes.


30 people  were evacuated from their homes in the East Sussex village of Maynards Green near Horam have now been allowed  home after
Spending  several hours in a primary school in Horam after a car crashed into a gas main in Maynards Green, to the south of Heathfield.

The crash happened at  4:30am.  Roads have now been opened and the area declared safe.

The woman driving the car suffered minor cuts and bruises but did n0t need hospital treatment.

Rye’s Own Bulletin 19 December 2015