Firefighters continue to tackle blaze at rubbish tip in Chichester

Fire breaks out at a rubbish tip near Chichester Credit: Eddie Mitchell

Firefighters are still at the scene of a huge blaze that broke out at a rubbish tip and recycling centre near Chichester on Tuesday.

Four engines were sent to the site in Westhampnett at around 9:00pm in the evening.

Crews are battling to dampen the scene of blaze that engulfed an amenity tip and recycling plant on Stane Street.

West Sussex Fire Service say the blaze is likely to burn for a number of days.

The recycling centre is currently closed. Residents are being urged to avoid the area.