Man rescued after flat fire in Worthing

The fire service rescued a man after a fire broke out in a first floor flat in Worthing last night (Wednesday, July 5).

Thursday, 6th July 2017, 2:08 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:38 am
Flat fire in Harefield Avenue

Three engines from Worthing were called to the flat in Harefield Avenue, Worthing, at 11.40pm, a fire service spokesman said.

One man was rescued from the flat, the spokesman said, adding that an ambulance was not required.

Two breathing apparatus and a hose reel were used to extinguish the flames, which caused 20 per cent damage to the flat.

Flat fire in Harefield Avenue

Crews left at 12.15am.

The fire was ignited accidentally, the fire service confirmed.

Flat fire in Harefield Avenue
Flat fire in Harefield Avenue
Flat fire in Harefield Avenue
Flat fire in Harefield Avenue
Flat fire in Harefield Avenue