Massive tree smashes into Haywards Heath homes – watch footage from the scene

Video footage captured by our photographer Eddie Howland shows fire crews tackling a massive tree which fell into homes in Haywards Heath this morning.

Wednesday, 13th February 2019, 12:57 pm
Updated Monday, 18th February 2019, 10:13 am
The large oak tree fell into two properties in Haywards Heath. Photo by Eddie Howland

The large oak tree fell into two properties in Syresham Gardens.

Here is how we broke the news this morning: Tree falls into Haywards Heath home

Fire crews from Haywards Heath were sent to the scene, along with the Technical Rescue Unit.

A spokesman for West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said: “We were called at 6.01am this morning (February 13), to reports of a large oak tree which had fallen into two properties in Syresham Gardens, Haywards Heath.

“A crew from Haywards Heath attended along with the Technical Rescue Unit.

“On arrival, crews worked to make the area and properties safe. No-one was reported injured.

“We left at 7.11am after the incident was left with tree surgeons.”

The large oak tree fell into two properties in Haywards Heath. Photo by Eddie Howland

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Crews at the scene. Photo by Eddie Howland