Fire Warning

We're being warned the countryside around mid and north Sussex is 'as dry as a tinderbox'.

The warning from the fire service comes in the wake of a spate of fires affecting woodland, fields and gardens over the weekend.

District Commander, Richard Davy has told Heart some were started deliberately; others by careless use of bonfires, cigarettes and barbecues.

He's issued the following advice on avoiding fires:

* Never throw lighted cigarette ends out of the windows of vehicles or trains.

* Clear up and take your rubbish home after a picnic in the countryside.

* Don’t be tempted to light a fire in the countryside and only barbecue in authorised areas.

* Don’t leave glass bottles – not only can they hurt people and animals, they can magnify the sun’s rays and start a fire.

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: Angela Jay

4pm - 7pm

Email the show

Text 'SUSSEX' to 82122

Angela Jay

On TV: 55 Biggest 90's Club Classics

4pm - 8pm

Watch heart TV

  • Haddaway What Is Love



  • Vanilla Ice Ice Ice Baby



  • Beats International Dub Be Good To Me



  • Luther Vandross , Janet Jackson The Best Things In Life Are Free <Original>



Heart VIP


Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Shopping Our Advertisers

Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart 102.4 and 103.5

Advertise Advertise in Sussex

Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.

Follow Heart on Twitter