Fire false alarm at Sussex high rise

Firefighers at a high rise in Haywards Heath. Photo by Eddie Howland SUS-160124-111013001

Firefighers at a high rise in Haywards Heath. Photo by Eddie Howland SUS-160124-111013001

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Firefighters from across Sussex rushed to reports of a fire in a high rise in Sussex last night (Saturday, January 23).

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called to reports of smoke issuing from the sixth floor of Stockwell Court, Sussex Road, Haywards Heath, at around 8.25pm.

Firefighers at a high rise in Haywards Heath. Photo by Eddie Howland SUS-160124-111003001

Firefighers at a high rise in Haywards Heath. Photo by Eddie Howland SUS-160124-111003001

On arrival, fire crews found there to be no fire and the smoke was coming from a defective fuse board.

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Firefighers at a high rise in Haywards Heath. Photo by Eddie Howland SUS-160124-111024001

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