Hundred evacuated in Burgess Hill car blaze

Fire in Consort Way, Burgess Hill The fire service said noxious fumes caused by the fire have now dissipated

About 100 people were evacuated amid fears that a blaze at an industrial estate in West Sussex could spread.

Firefighters found six cars on fire in Consort Way, Burgess Hill at about 14:40 BST.

Crews worked to stop the blaze from spreading to an adjacent unit and six other cars.

A West Sussex Fire And Rescue Service spokesman said nobody was injured and that the fire was accidental.

Noxious fumes caused by the flames have now dissipated, he added.

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