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).

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.