Caravan fire in East Hampnett


Three fire crews were called to a caravan that was ‘well alight’ in East Hampnett on Saturday evening, May 6.

The static six by ten metre caravan in Marsh Lane was 80 per cent damaged by fire and 100 per cent damaged by heat and smoke, West Sussex Fire and Rescue has confirmed.

A spokesman for the fire service said two crews from Chichester were called to the blaze at 7.40pm, with a third crew called in for personnel.

Firefighters used four breathing apparatus, two hose reels and a covering jet, with the fire under control by 8.25pm.

The fire is believed to have started accidentally, a fire spokesman said.

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