VIDEO: Firefighters tackle Chichester garage blaze

Firefighters were called to a garage in Chichester last night (Friday, February 10) after a vehicle caught alight inside a workshop.

Crews were called to the Shopwhyke Industrial Centre at around 10.17pm after smoke was seen coming from the industrial units.

Fire crews wearing breathing equipment fight back the flames. Photo by Eddie Mitchell

Fire crews wearing breathing equipment fight back the flames. Photo by Eddie Mitchell

On arrival they discovered a fire had broken out inside the workshop of commercial garage, a spokesman for West Sussex Fire and Rescue said today (Saturday).

A total of six fire crews attended the scene and used foam and water jet hoses to extinguish the fire.

Eventually firefighters wearing breathing equipment were able to fight back the flames and enter the garage, which is believed to be Voltech Vehicle Maintenance.

The all clear was given at around 12.48am this morning. It appears as if the fire had began inside a vehicle parked within the workshop, the spokesman added.

Fire crews used water jets to extinguish the fire. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

Fire crews used water jets to extinguish the fire. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

Photos and video by Eddie Mitchell.

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