Car fire breaks out at services near Crawley

A car fire has broken out at a service station near Crawley.

A car fire has broken out at a service station near Crawley.

Mid Sussex Police posted about the blaze on social media at 5.47pm today (Sunday, October 31).

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A police spokesperson said, “Police and West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service on scene at Pease Pottage services dealing with a car fire.

The car fire at Pease Pottage. Picture from Sussex Police SUS-211031-181638001

“Building evacuated currently. Please avoid.”

A fire service spokesperson said, “At 5.23pm on Sunday, October 31 we were called to a vehicle fire at Brighton Road, Pease Pottage.

“Crews from Crawley, Horsham were sent to the incident. Sussex Police were also in attendance.

“On arrival one vehicle was on fire and firefighters used two breathing apparatus, a hose reel and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish the blaze.

“The fire was of accidental ignition and there were no casualties.

“Crews left the scene at 6.05pm.”