Multiple fire engines sent to Butlin's in Bognor

Four fire engines were sent to the scene of a fire at Butlin's in Bognor Regis this afternoon (Thursday).

According to West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service, it received a report of smoke issuing from a second floor apartment at the holiday resort at 12.37pm.

Fire service

Fire service

In a statement whilst the incident was ongoing, a spokesperson said: "We currently have a total of four fire engines at the scene, crews are using breathing apparatus and jets."

Providing an update on Twitter, the county fire service wrote: "The fire at Butlin's in BognorRegis is now under control and breathing apparatus has been withdrawn.

"Crews remain at the scene to ensure the fire is fully out.

"We are investigating the cause of the fire. We would like to thank Butlin's for their great work in evacuating people and for their assistance to us."