Breaking news: Chimney fire at pub

A chimney fire broke out at the Bricklayers Arms in Midhurst on Tuesday, February 19.
A chimney fire broke out at the Bricklayers Arms in Midhurst on Tuesday, February 19.

Firefighters are tackling a blaze which has broken out in a chimney at the Bricklayers Arms in Midhurst.

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called the the pub, a the junction where Wool Lane meets West Street at 4pm this afternoon (Tuesday, February 19).

Pub landlord, Paul Blackmun, alerted the service when he heard a ‘roaring’ noise coming from the chimney.

Firefighters are working to put out the fire from the roof and interior of the pub.

No one was hurt in the incident.

For the full story, see the Midhurst and Petworth Observer on February 21.