Emergency services on the scene of Thakeham car fire

Emergency services were on the scene of a car fire in Thakeham.

Thursday, 20th May 2021, 2:03 pm
Updated Friday, 21st May 2021, 9:20 am

An eyewitness told this newspaper the blaze, which happened on May 20, had various emergency service vehicles at the scene, just off the B2139.

A spokesman for West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service said: “We were called at 1.45pm to reports of a car on fire on West Chiltington Road near the junction with Coolham Road.

“Joint Fire Control mobilised one crew from Billingshurst Fire Station to the scene.


“Upon arrival, the crew found one vehicle well alight and firefighters wearing breathing apparatus quickly brought the fire under control using two high pressure hose reels.

“The crew booked away from the scene at 2.30pm.”