Arson attack in a Crowborough business park


Police are investigating an arson attack at Millbrook Business Park in Sybron Way.

On Friday evening (15th January) at about 7.50pm, East Sussex Fire and Rescue were called to attend a fire at a commercial/industrial unit at Millbrook Industrial Estate in Jarvis Brook. Crews from Crowborough, Mayfield and Heathfield fire stations attended.

Poilice officers with a dog unit attended the scene following a report from East Sussex Fire and Rescue.

Firefighters used breathing apparatus and foam to extinguish the fire, as well as thermal imaging camera to source the point of ignition once the fire had been extinguished. There were no reports of any injuries.

The cause of ignition was deemed deliberate and the incident was handed over to Sussex Police to investigate.

Police have asked for the publics help. Anyone who may have seen what happened – or witnessed anything suspicious in the area around that time – is asked to report online or call 101, quoting 1308 of 15/01.



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