Emergency services tackle car fire in Worthing

Police at the scene
Police at the scene

Emergency services were called to tackle a car fire in Worthing this morning (Monday, June 25).

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said the incident happened on the A24 Broadwater Road, close to the junction with Northcourt Road.

Traffic at the scene

Traffic at the scene

A spokesman for the service said one car had been on fire but it was now under control.

He said there were no injuries to report but crews remain on the scene.

Police said the vehicle was a taxi and officers were called to the scene at 8.22am.

A police spokesman added: “Fire extinguished but traffic still being directed by police/fire services.”

There are reports of slow traffic in the area as a result of the incident.