BREAKING: Haywards Heath road closed after fire breaks out

Franklynn Road in Haywards Heath is closed both ways after a fire broke out between Haywards Road and the B2112 Sussex Road.

A West Sussex Fire and Rescue spokesman said the initial call came in at 4.09pm about a fire in the road.

“Crews attended and are still there now,” he said, adding that police have closed the road between the two roundabouts.

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He said there is an officer in attendance and that the fire service has two engines at the scene.

Fire services were called to the scene.

“Initially they thought it was a gas pipe but they actually think it now might be more electrical so we’ve requested both gas and UK power so they can both come and assist,” he said.