Two rescued from second floor fire in Worthing

Two people were rescued after a fire broke out at a second floor flat, in Worthing, on Saturday (January 6) night, West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (WSFRS) has confirmed.

Sunday, 7th January 2018, 8:47 am
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 3:13 am
Six fire engines were called to the scene. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Six fire engines were called to reports of a fire at Guildbourne Court, Guildbourne Centre, Worthing, at 7.54pm on Saturday.

Fire crews used one hose reel to help contain the fire, according to a spokesman.

Two people who were in the building when the fire broke out were led to safety by fire crews.

Fire crews dealing with the second floor flat fire on Saturday night. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

A spokesman for WSFRS said: “One person had to be checked over by ambulance crews.

“Three pieces of breathing apparatus were used at the scene.”

Fire crews left the scene at 9.39pm.

The cause of the fire is currently being investigated by Sussex Police.

The fire broke out at a second floor flat, in Worthing. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

A spokesman for Sussex Police said the investigation is ‘ongoing’.

Two people were rescued from the fire at a second floor flat, in Worthing. Picture: Eddie Mitchell
Two people were rescued from the fire at a second floor flat, in Worthing. Picture: Eddie Mitchell