Arsonists blamed for fire outside Lancing pub

ARSONISTS are being blamed for a small fire outside the Merry Monk pub, in North Road, Lancing, today (Tuesday, April 19).

Firefighters were called to the pub shortly after 2am.

A small fire had been started on scaffolding erected on the outside of the pub.

Crews from Worthing and Lancing were at the scene for just under 20 minutes.