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Barn fire in Warninglid

Fireman sprays water on the barn fire Credit: West Sussex Fire and Rescue

Six crews from West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service have been tackling a barn fire in the village of Warninglid overnight. Approximately 800 bales of hay were destroyed in the blaze which is still smouldering.

Crews were called to the blaze at 17:39 yesterday afternoon Credit: West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service

West Sussex fire service budget cuts consultation ends

West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service consultation ends

A public consultation into a cost saving plan by West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service comes to an end today. Proposals include reductions in support staff and managers and changes to some response arrangements.

The proposals could reduce the service's budget by £2.5 million. It's part of West Sussex County Council's bid to cut its costs by seventy-nine million pounds.

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