Drone images show shocking impact of Worthing fire from above

The fire is still ongoing. Pictures: Eddie Mitchell
The fire is still ongoing. Pictures: Eddie Mitchell

Images taken from above with a drone show the extent of the fire currently burning in Worthing.

UPDATE: Ten flats and five shops 'badly affected' but fire is 'under control'

Ten fire engines were sent to the scene

Ten fire engines were sent to the scene

Rectory Road is expected 'to be closed all night' due to the fire.

Ten fire crews were called to buildings opposite The Thomas A Becket pub earlier this evening. Click here to read the original story.

Information about any casualties was not immediately available.

Click here to watch a video of the fire service tackling the blaze.

Images taken with a drone show a view from above

Images taken with a drone show a view from above

Pictures taken by Eddie Mitchell with a drone show the full extent of the fire, from above.

Worthing borough councillor Val Turner has praised the 'amazing' emergency services for their work tonight

Firefighters from across the county were sent to the scene

Firefighters from across the county were sent to the scene