PICTURES: Bognor seafront blaze

The fire on Bognor seafront was fanned by 40mph winds from storm Angus. Photo Eddie Mitchell SUS-161120-090803001
The fire on Bognor seafront was fanned by 40mph winds from storm Angus. Photo Eddie Mitchell SUS-161120-090803001

Firefighters battled in fierce storm conditions to control a major blaze on Bognor Regis seafront in the early hours of Sunday.

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (WSFRS), supported by colleagues from Hampshire, revealed 14 fire engines attended the scene at around 4am. Photographer Eddie Mitchell captured the event as it unfolded and the devastated building afterwards.

Anyone with any information is asked to report it online at www.sussex.police.uk/contact-us/response-to-appeal/ or call 101, quoting Operation Haremoor.