Billingshurst tip reopens after blaze

Billingshurst tip has now reopened after firefighters battled a blaze at the site yesterday.

Tuesday, 11th May 2021, 3:11 pm

In a statement this afternoon, May 11, a West Sussex County Council spokeswoman said: “The Household Waste Recycling Site at Billingshurst reopened at 9am this morning following a fire at the site yesterday.

“There will be some minor restrictions at the site today.”

The site was closed yesterday afternoon after fire engines from Billingshurst and Horsham were called to tackle a blaze at the site.

Smoke billowing from the Billingshurst tip fire. Photo: Billingshurst Fire Station

The tip was evacuated and closed with nearby residents urged to keep their doors and windows closed for the time being.