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‘Total devastation’ after fire at Cottesmore Golf and Country Club

Fire could be seen shooting out of the roof of the buildings.

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Photo courtesy of Salford Fire Station

A large fire at Cottesmore Golf and Country Club in Pease Pottage has left behind a scene of complete devastation.

The fire which started late afternoon was attended to by 10 Fire Engines from West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service and supported by engines from Salfords station.

The fire reportedly began around 5pm this afternoon (Monday 11 June).

A video on social media shows huge flames and plumes of black smoke rising high into the sky.

Currently there are no reports of any injuries.

The initial call came into the fire service at 17:03.

The fire was located and covered the ground floor, first floor and roof space of a building used as a golf club and conference facility which was 60m by 40m in size.

The fire service had to use a number of jets, ladders and an aerial platform to manage and control the fire and they have confirmed that they would be in attendance throughout the night.

An investigation has now begun to determine the cause of the fire.

 

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What a disaster! Aftermath of Crawley Tesla fire shows true extent of damage

A large fire that ravaged through the Tesla dealership in Crawley on Saturday 2nd March has crippled the operation of the dealership.

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Walls warped, windows smashed and staff littered across the car park watching in disbelief. That it the true extent of the aftermath of a serious fire that ripped through the Tesla dealership in Crawley.

Staff look on at the extent of the damage.

Crews were called at 10:29 this morning (Sat 2nd March) with eight crews attending the scene.

Witnesses described how thick smoke could be seen from miles around the area with some saying they could hear loud bangs.

Fire crews were able to bring the fire under control with West Sussex Fire tweeting how the operation had been scaled back by 13:06.

The road was closed off as crews investigate the scene.

Photos from the scene following the blaze show just how badly damaged the building is.

Incredibly cars parked out the front of the dealership appear undamaged.

Fire crews are still pouring gallons of water onto the building.

The visible damage is clear with the roof buckling in parts.

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