Worthing's Marine Parade closed by fire service in both directions

A large proportion of Worthing's seafront road has been closed by the fire service this afternoon (June 16).

Workers tackling a burst water main in Worthing's Marine Parade
Workers tackling a burst water main in Worthing's Marine Parade

A spokesman for West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said Marine Parade was closed in both directions from the pier to Heene Road.

A burst water main had caused 'a lot of damage', the spokesman said.

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The service were called at around 11.45am, the spokesman added.

Workers tackling a burst water main in Worthing's Marine Parade

In a Facebook post, the service warned the public to stay away from the area.

Workers tackling a burst water main in Worthing's Marine Parade
Workers tackling a burst water main in Worthing's Marine Parade
Workers tackling a burst water main in Worthing's Marine Parade
Workers tackling a burst water main in Worthing's Marine Parade
Workers tackling a burst water main in Worthing's Marine Parade