UPDATE: Problem in plant room at Worthing Hospital caused smoke

Fire officers are working with engineers at Worthing Hospital after smoke was detected in the roof this evening (May 23).

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called at 8.36pm and mobilised two fire engines to the scene.

At 9.30pm a fire service spokesman said the problem seemed to be coming from one of the plant rooms in the hospital.

Sign up to our daily SussexWorld Today newsletter

He said officers were working with engineers to solve the problem, and there was not any risk to anyone in the wards.

*Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.

1 Make our website your homepage

2 Like our Facebook page

3 Follow us on Twitter

4 Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.

And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!

Sussex Newspapers - always the first with your local news.

Be part of it.