BREAKING: Haywards Heath road closed after fire breaks out

Franklynn Road in Haywards Heath is closed both ways after a fire broke out between Haywards Road and the B2112 Sussex Road.

Friday, 9th July 2021, 5:05 pm

A West Sussex Fire and Rescue spokesman said the initial call came in at 4.09pm about a fire in the road.

“Crews attended and are still there now,” he said, adding that police have closed the road between the two roundabouts.

He said there is an officer in attendance and that the fire service has two engines at the scene.

Fire services were called to the scene.

“Initially they thought it was a gas pipe but they actually think it now might be more electrical so we’ve requested both gas and UK power so they can both come and assist,” he said.