Here's the latest on the Chichester tip fire

Almost one week after the 'hellish inferno' that burned through a Chichester tip, the fire service continues to make the area safe and put out the fire.

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The fire was discovered around 9pm on Tuesday (April 2) at a tip in Stane Street, Westhampnett, and was expected to burn for days with West Sussex Fire and Rescue bringing in fire crews from as far as Hampshire to help tackle the blaze.

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Director of energy, waste and environment, Steve Read said that the waste was being picked up, still on fire, and dropped into a pit area. He said: "It's being liberally doused with water, cooled down and moved around by the piece of equipment you can see behind me.

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"Then it's moved into another area to further cool down and for monitoring because there is a risk that it will reignite."

Video footage on West Sussex Fire and Rescue's Twitter feed shows a digger bringing fiery waste out of the building before being hosed down by fire crews.

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The message with the tweet reads: "We are making good progress on the fie at the Household Waste Recycling Site at Westhampnett with crews from @Hants_fire and will continue to tackle the burning waste today. Please keep doors and windows closed while work continues."

A digger taking out burning waster from the building, ready to be hosed down. Picture via West Sussex County Council

A digger taking out burning waster from the building, ready to be hosed down. Picture via West Sussex County Council