Firefighters provide update on the A27 fire at the flyover of Shoreham Brighton News

AN UPDATE has been provided on a fire that caused delays to the A27 Shoreham flyover last night.

The fire came from below the ring road but alarmed motorists when smoke billowed onto the carriageway shortly before 5.45pm on June 7.

The fire involved general trash that was piled under the freeway, although the cause of the fire is unknown.

Two West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (WSFRS) fire engines put out the blaze, while Sussex Police assisted with traffic control on the bypass.

A WSFRS spokeswoman said: “At 5.54pm we responded to a fire at the A27 Shoreham bypass.

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“Fire engines from Shoreham and Worthing have been dispatched to the scene.

“On arrival, crews found smoke coming from under the ring road and requested the presence of Sussex Police to assist with traffic control.

“Firefighters equipped with breathing apparatus extinguished the fire, which involved general waste, using hose reels and the area was then ventilated.

“Crews left the scene at 7:15 p.m. and the cause of the fire was unknown. No one was injured in the incident.”

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This notice was published: 2022-06-08 13:00:00

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