Breaking Lancing West Sussex

Fire crews scrambled to an industrial unit ablaze in lancing this afternoon

Fire crews scrambled to an industrial unit ablaze in lancing this afternoon

West Sure Fire  are dealing with a large fire in an industrial area off Chartwell Road in Lancing.

Over 60 999 calls were received this afternoon in the West Sussex Fire Control Room

Crews were scrambled from lancing, Worthing Fire, Shoreham Fire, East Preston Fire Station, Arundel Fire and Haywards Heathas along with East Sussex Crews from Brighton and Hove.

Officers from Sussex Police are supporting the Fire Service  at the scene and have closed a number of roads surrounding the industrial estate.

The fire is now under control and crews will remain at the site for the rest of the day.

WSFRS have said “Please avoid the area for the time being, and if you live nearby please keep your windows and doors closed.”

Video used with permission of D Pointer

 

WSFRS spokesperson said

Update 7pm

“Relief crews have now been brought in to take over this incident, and are damping down and turning over to ensure there are no further hotspots.”

 “We have been working closely throughout the afternoon with the Environment Agency and  Adur and Worthing  to ensure no run off into local waterways.”

 

Photo credit Nicholas Misson