Fire crews battle thatch blaze

Crews from West Sussex Fire and Rescue battled to stop fire spreading through the thatch roof of a house last night.

In pictures: Crews tackle thatch roof fire

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Firefighters attend the fire at Warninglid last night Credit: ITV Meridian

Firefighters battled to stop a fire spreading through a thatched roof at a property in Warninglid, West Sussex, last night. Six engines attended. There were no injuries and an investigation into the cause of the fire is underway.

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Firefighters tackle the blaze Credit: ITV Meridian
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Firefighters on the scene at the fire in Warninglid Credit: ITV Meridian
Crews at the scene of fire
Smoke rises from the roof of the thatched property Credit: ITV Meridian