VIDEO: Fire destroys Wepham thatched cottage

A devastating fire has destroyed a thatched cottage in the Downland village of Wepham, near Arundel.

Eddie Mitchell’s video shows fire crews battling to bring the blaze under control last night (February 27).

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At the height of the blaze about 50 firefighters from across West Sussex were tackling the flames, many of them remaining on the scene throughout the night.