Man jumps from burning building in Bognor

A man was injured after jumping from a burning building in Bognor Regis in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday November 11).


Emergency services were called to a fire at a flat above a shop in Aldwick Road at around 2am.

A spokesman for the fire service said two men were injured in the blaze and were treated by paramedics at the scene for smoke inhalation and other injuries.

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The spokesman added one of the men jumped from the building to escape the flames and was treated for injuries relating to the fall.

Two breathing apparatus and a hose reel were used to extinguish the flames and a positive pressure ventilation fan was also used to remove smoke from the building.

Crews are still at the scene and the cause of the blaze is still under investigation.

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