Worthing road 'to be closed all night' due to large fire opposite The Thomas A Becket pub

Rectory Road in Worthing is 'likely to be closed all night' due to an ongoing blaze, the fire service has said.

Monday, 27th August 2018, 10:45 pm
Updated Monday, 3rd September 2018, 12:15 pm
The fire service expects the road to be closed all night. Picture: WSFRS

Ten fire engines were sent to the scene near the junction with Offington Lane, at 6.38pm this evening. Click here to read the original story.

In an update, West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said the incident would likely affect the road all night.

Ten fire engines were sent to the scene. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

A fire service spokesman said: "We continue to work with our emergency partners to tackle a Worthing fire.

"Rectory Road is likely to be closed all night and The Thomas A Becket pub junction remains closed, please avoid the area."

Drone pictures show the scale of the fire. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

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