BREAKING NEWS: Explosion at home in Sompting

FIREFIGHTERS and police officers are currently on the scene of a suspected gas explosion at a home in Sompting.

They were called to Hillrise Avenue at 4.12pm today (Thursday, September 20), after somebody dialled 999 to say somebody was trapped in the property which was alight.

Witnessed have reported the home has been severely damaged by fire and the windows have been burnt out.

Firefighters from Lancing, Worthing and Shoreham are on the scene.

More to follow soon.