Quick work helps clear fallen tree from Horsham road

Quick work and ‘community spirit’ helped to clear a fallen tree from a road near Horsham.

Quick work and 'community spirit' helped to clear the tree off the roadway
Quick work and 'community spirit' helped to clear the tree off the roadway

Police say they received a report that ‘a large tree’ was blocking both lanes of Broadbridge Heath Road just after 5.30pm on Friday (May 13).

A police community support officer, PCSO Gamble, arrived on the scene within 10 minutes – armed with an axe, saw and some loppers.

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A Horsham police spokesperson said: “With the help of some very good spirited and hardworking locals, the tree was cut up and the road re-opened by 6.30pm.

“PCSO Gamble would like to thank everyone who helped. It showed a great sense of community spirit.”