PICTURES: Firefighters tackle car blaze in Pease Pottage

Car fire at Pease Pottage. Picture: Ronnie Barrett
Car fire at Pease Pottage. Picture: Ronnie Barrett

Firefighters have put out a burning car in Pease Pottage.

The Crawley crew was called to the scene in Brighton Road near the M23 services at 10.22am today (Wednesday May 25).

A spokesman for West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said the car was ‘well alight’ when firefighters arrived.

The crew tackled the accidental fire with breathing gear and a hose. They were on scene for about half an hour.

The incident blocked the road in both directions at Parish Lane.

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Car fire at Pease Pottage. Picture: Ronnie Barrett

Car fire at Pease Pottage. Picture: Ronnie Barrett

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Car fire at Pease Pottage. Picture: Ronnie Barrett

Car fire at Pease Pottage. Picture: Ronnie Barrett