Fire crews called to Burgess Hill retailer for second time

Fire crews were called to Argos last Wednesday (June 20)
Fire crews were called to Argos last Wednesday (June 20)

Fire crews were called to Argos in Burgess Hill last Wednesday – the second time this month.

A spokesman for the fire service said it received a report of a ‘burning smell’ at the store in the Martlets Shopping Centre in Church Walk.

It had received the same report on Wednesday, June 6. Read our story here.

A spokesman said: “The fire service received a report of the smell of burning at the Martlets Shopping Centre in Burgess Hill at 3.06pm last Wednesday afternoon (June 20).

“Two fire engines were sent to the scene, where a small fire was discovered in an air handling unit.

“The fire was extinguished and the scene was ventilated by crews. They then left at 4.07pm.”