FIRE UPDATE: A27 re-opened after Lancing fire

The A27 has been re-opened after a fire in Lancing this evening (Wednesday December 2).

Firefighters tackling a blaze at a derelict building in Lancing.

Firefighters were called to a blaze at a derelict building in Old Shoreham Road at around 6.50pm.

Police said the A27 was closed near the fire due to smoke covering the dual carriageway.

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The road was closed at around 7.30pm and was shut for half an hour. It has now been re-opened.

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