04 August 2020 22:42
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A spokesman for West Sussex Fire said the blaze broke out of a 'pair of semi-detached houses'. Firefighters are using two jets, two hose-reels, and four sets of breathing apparatus to tackle the flames. Picture: Eddie Mitchell Three fire engines from Worthing, one from Lancing and two from Littlehampton are in attendance. Police are at the scene, alongside paramedics. The air ambulance has also been called to attend.
Pictures show heavy smoke in the surrounding area. The fire service has advised people to keep their windows and doors closed due to the amount of smoke in the area. Emergency services at the scene West Sussex Fire said: "Multiple crews are at a house fire in Anscombe Road, Worthing – please avoid the area. "There's a lot of smoke so, if you live nearby, please keep windows closed. Published by Ryan Burrows at 8:32pm 4th August 2020. Six engines have been sent out to a major fire that broke out at a house in Worthing on Tuesday evening. Crews first arrived at the scene in Anscombe Road at around 7pm. The blaze is understood to have broken out in the first floor of the building, with photos from the scene showing damage to the roof. Two jets and two hose reels were used to fight the flames. The Aerial Ladder Platform from Worthing and the Command Unit from Bognor are also at the scene. The air ambulance was among the emergency services called to the scene in Anscombe Road (photo credit: Stephen Kam) Other emergency services have been seen in the area, including police teams and the air ambulance. Those living nearby are being told to keep their windows and doors closed due to smoke. A fire in a pair of semi-detached houses in Anscombe Road #Worthing is being fought using 2 jets, 2 hose-reels, & 4 sets of breathing apparatus, with 6 fire engines, an Aerial Ladder Platform & Command Unit from Bognor at the scene. Please keep windows closed if you live nearby. pic.twitter.com/BKqfu5ja8y — West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service (@WestSussexFire) August 4, 2020 Sussex Police said that there were no reports of serious injuries in the incident.