BREAKING NEWS: House fire in Cuckfield

Firefighters to visit Holbrook
Firefighters to visit Holbrook

Firefighters are still at the scene of a house fire in Cuckfield following a call out at 4am to say the roof was ‘well alight’.

Four crews from Haywards Heath, Burgess Hill and Crawley are carrying out salvage work at the semi-detatched house in Whitemans Green.

Hot spots are being cut out of the roof, but the incident is under control, a fire service spokesperson said.

Initial reports of smoke coming from the loft at 3.47am were responded to by two crews from Haywards Heath, quickly followed by repeated calls to the fire service to say the roof was ‘well alight’.

A spokesperson for the fire service said the ground and first floors of the property have been affected, but the overall damage has not yet been assessed.

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