Fire in Fittleworth refuse lorry

FIREFIGHTERS from Petworth and Storrington were called to Fittleworth just before 9am today (Tuesday May 21) after reports that a refuse lorry was on fire.

The crews discovered a small fire in the engine compartment of the vehicle. It was out on arrival, but the firefighters carried out an inspection to make sure it was sure.

The fire is believed to have started accidentally.