House fire in Worthing

Firefighters at the scene of the blaze in Broadwater Road, Worthing
Firefighters at the scene of the blaze in Broadwater Road, Worthing

A MAN was taken to hospital today (Sunday, June 3) after a house fire in Worthing.

Firefighters were called to the house in Broadwater Road, Worthing, at 7am.

Three crews were sent after West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service received reports three people may be inside the burning building.

They found a fire in the ground-floor of the house.

No-one was trapped but a man was taken to hospital with minor burns.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Crews are still at the scene damping down (as of 8.55am).