Fire false alarm at Sussex high rise

Firefighters from across Sussex rushed to reports of a fire in a high rise in Sussex last night (Saturday, January 23).

Sunday, 24th January 2016, 11:22 am
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 4:25 am
Firefighers at a high rise in Haywards Heath. Photo by Eddie Howland SUS-160124-111013001

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called to reports of smoke issuing from the sixth floor of Stockwell Court, Sussex Road, Haywards Heath, at around 8.25pm.

On arrival, fire crews found there to be no fire and the smoke was coming from a defective fuse board.

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Firefighers at a high rise in Haywards Heath. Photo by Eddie Howland SUS-160124-111003001

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Firefighers at a high rise in Haywards Heath. Photo by Eddie Howland SUS-160124-111024001

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