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Up to 30 firefighters tackle house fire in West Sussex

Almost thirty firefighters were needed to tackle a blaze in Crawley Credit: Eddie Howland

Firefighters are due to return to a house on Gorse Close in Crawley later to reinspect the site of a fire. The building was almost entirely destroyed after the blaze on Thursday evening.

Emergency services were called to Gorse Close just before 7pm on Thursday

There are no reports of any injuries. Up to thirty firefighters from West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service tackled the fire at its height.

Investigations underway into fire at West Sussex Industrial Estate

Firefighters called to Victoria Industrial Estate Credit: WSFRS

Six vehicles were alight when firefighters were called to the Victoria Industrial Estate in Burgess Hill. Two camper vans, one van and three cars have been completely destroyed

Four fire engines were on the scene Credit: WSFRS

More than 20 firefighters were called to the scene. The cause of the blaze is still being investigated although it is thought to be accidental at this stage.

Six vehicles were destroyed Credit: WSFRS

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More than 70 firefighters tackle blaze at thatched property

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A thatched fire has taken place in East Preston near Worthing

Firefighters have spent the night fighting a blaze at a thatched building in West Sussex. More than seventy were needed at the height of the blaze on Tamarisk Way in East Preston. It broke out at the two storey property last night.

Crews were called to the scene around 8.30pm on Sunday night. No one is reported to be injured. Crews remain at the scene damping down the embers.

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The fire took place on Tamarisk Way in East Preston

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Man arrested after takeaway fire in Sussex

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life after a fire at a Chinese takeaway in Bognor Regis. More than twenty-five firefighters were called to the scene at around 4.15am this morning to deal with the blaze at the business on Station Road in the town.

There are no reports of any injuries. The Sussex Police investigation continues.

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