VIDEO: Fire crews tackle blaze at Plumpton College

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Crews from East and West Sussex Fire and Rescue Services are tackling a fire at Plumpton College this morning (Thursday, July 30).

Firefighters were called to the scene, on Ditchling Road, at around 7.30am to reports of a barn fire at the college.

Five crews attended the site, including one fire engine from Barcombe, the water carrier and fire engine from Uckfield, and one fire engine and the water carrier from Burgess Hill, from West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service.

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PLUMPTON COLLEGE BARN FIRE SUS-150730-110728001

A barn measuring approximately 130 metres by 25 metres containing around 500 bales of hay is alight.

Firefighters are using hose reels and ground monitor to tackle the fire.

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