Fire crews called to blaze at Chichester shoe shop

Emergency services were called to tackle a blaze at a shoe shop in Chichester last night (Sunday, June 20).

Monday, 21st June 2021, 1:26 pm

Fire crews were called to Clarks in East Steet at 9.34pm last night to reports of a rubbish fire in the shop's foyer.

One unit from Chichester and two from Bognor Regis attended the scene to quell the blaze and left the scene just after 11pm.

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Emergency services at the scene last night
Emergency services at the scene last night

“Joint Fire Control mobilised one fire engine from Chichester Fire Station to the scene along with two from Bognor Regis.

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“Firefighters carried out thorough inspections inside and outside of the shop to ensure there was no fire spread, before booking away at 11.01pm.”