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Major blaze at former school

More than 30 firefighters have been dealing with a blaze at a former school in Sussex.

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Fire rips through former school in Sussex

Fire rips through a former school in Crawley Credit: Eddie Howland

More than 30 firefighters have been tackling a blaze at a former school in Sussex.

The fire broke out in Furnace Road in Furnace, Crawley, shortly after lunch.

As a precaution a 200 metre cordon was put in place. The cause of the fire, which damaged 50 per cent of the building is being investigated.

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