Chichester man arrested over Billingshurst fire

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A man from Chichester has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a fire involving two heavy goods vehicles in Billingshurst took place.

The fire happened at a business park in Coneyhurst Road, Billingshurst at around 1.45am today (Friday, August 5).

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene and put the fire out.

Detective Sergeant Chris Leech from Sussex Police said: “Police are working with the fire investigator to establish the circumstances surrounding the fire, which is believed to have been deliberately ignited.

“A forensic examination of the scene is currently taking place. Anyone with information is urged to contact police.”

The arrested man is currently waiting to be interviewed.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sussex Police on 0845 60 70 999.