Sussex fire crews scale back operations after large blaze at industrial unit in Burgess Hill

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Fire crews have been tackling a fire at an industrial unit where thick black smoke could be seen billowing out over buildings.

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called at 2.58pm today (Monday 19 June) to reports of a fire on Consort Way in Burgess Hill.

At the height of the fire, 10 fire engines were at the scene.

Crews from Burgess Hill, Haywards Heath, Partridge Green, Hurstpierpoint and Worthing are at the scene, along with East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service were at the scene.

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service has confirmed there were no injuries and operations are now scaling back.

Residents are still being warned of disruption which will continue until Tuesday morning (20 June).

A spokesperson for the fire service said: "We would ask people to avoid the area. "If you live nearby please keep your doors and windows closed."

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