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VIDEO: Fire breaks out at Crawley town centre pub

Fire crews are on scene.

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Photos & videos courtesy of Zach Hawkins.

Fire crews attended this afternoon an electrical fire at a pub in Crawley High Street.

The fire involved an electrical intake cupboard within the pub.

Four fire engines attended the scene at 13:32 at The Jubilee Oak on Crawley High Street.

Members of the public look on as fire crews tackle what is said to be an electrical fire. (Image: Zach Hawkins)

Sources say two fire engines attended the scene. (Image: Zach Hawkins)

 

 

A spokesperson for West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service said:

“We will called at 13:32 to a public house on Crawley high Street.  Four fire engines were in attendance.  On arrival the building was smoke logged and the fire was involving an electrical intake cupboard.

The fire is now confirmed to be out and crews are now doing a search of the building.

Four breathing apparatus were in use as well as hosing reels and jets.

We are awaiting the arrival UK Power Networks.”

A spokesperson for The Jubilee Oak was unavailable for comment at time of publishing.

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Explosions heard as fire service attend bin fire in Southgate, Crawley

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Residents around Sunningdale Court in Southgate Crawley last night were alarmed to hear loud explosions.

At around 8pm last night, 17th Sept, a fire in a bin store caused multiple loud bangs that could be heard around the area.

One witness posting on social media said:

“it sounded so loud with 3 explosions!”

A spokesperson for West Sussex County Council said:

“We were called to a fire in a bin store on Sunningdale Court, Crawley at 8pm last night. Two fire engines attended the scene. Four breathing apparatus, one high pressure hose reel and one jet were used to extinguish the fire.”

Sussex Police commented saying:

“At 8.07pm on Tuesday (17 September) we were informed that West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was attending a shed bin on fire at Sunningdale Court, Southgate, Crawley. No police action necessary. “

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