Barn fire in Petworth

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FIREFIGHTERS have been working over night to put out a barn fire in Blackhouse Lane, Petworth.

West Sussex Fire and Rescue were called to the scene at 12.43am this morning (Sunday, 21).

Four pumps were on site working to put out the blaze, which ripped through the thatched barn.

The fire was extinguished at 5.55am. Firefighters left the scene at 7.30am this morning.

It is not yet known what caused the fire.