UPDATE: Police seek witnesses to Worthing fire

POLICE are seeking witnesses after a suspicious fire damaged a Worthing garage today (Friday, March 16).

The fire, at Central Autos, in Bridge Road, Broadwater, was spotted by a passing ambulance crew just after 2am.

Serious damage was caused but nobody was on the premises and no nearby evacuations were necessary.

Firefighters extinguished the blaze by 4am.

The cause of the fire has not yet been established but it is being treated as suspicious and the scene has been examined by police scenes of crime officers, working with fire investigators.

Detective Constable Jon Stadius said; “We would like anyone who was in the Broadwater area in the early hours, and who saw any suspicious activity, to contact us via 101, quoting serial 0087 of 16/3.”