Van on fire on A23 near Hickstead

Firefighters were called to a van on fire yesterday (Thursday June 26) on the A23.

The call came at around 9.30am to go to the A23 southbound around the Hickstead to Muddleswood area.

The van was in a layby and the engine compartment was on fire.

A hose reel was used to douse the fire and the emergency service left around half an hour later.