UPDATE: Firefighters tackle ‘deliberate’ blaze in Horsham

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Firefighters have battled a ‘deliberate’ blaze in Horsham this afternoon (April 20).

Crews were called to Hills Farm Lane at about 4.10pm.

The fire service said it received a report a group of youths had set a fire ‘in the open’.

On arrival a pile of rubbish was alight. It was extinguished by crews by 4.30pm.

The blaze is being treated as deliberate, the fire service added. Police have been informed.

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