Watch as crews battle 'intense fire' in West Dean

The 'amazing hard work' of firefighters subdued a serious fire in West Dean last night (Thursday, April 22)

Eight fire crews were sent to the scene of a fire in a commercial building on Chilgrove Road. See pictures from the scene hereFirefighters, wearing breathing apparatus, worked through the night to bring the blaze under control.

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According to eye-witness, and freelance photographer, Eddie Mitchell, the 'amazing hard work' of firefighters 'saved several cars from this intense fire'.

Firefighters worked through the night to bring the fire under control. Photo: Eddie Mitchell