Firefighters tackle hedge fire

Shoreham firefighters extinguished a hedge blaze in Sompting
Shoreham firefighters extinguished a hedge blaze in Sompting

A SOMPTING hedgerow has been destroyed by fire.

Firefighters from Shoreham were dispatched to a house at the junction of Cokeham Lane and Silverdale Drive, shortly after 6.10pm on Thursday, where a hedge was alight.

Neighbours could see flames and smoke billowing from the house’s garden.

One hose reel was used to extinguish the fire and the incident was resolved by 6.30pm.

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