COUNTY NEWS; Police probe after blaze at Sussex traveller site

Fire at Barns Green SUS-160901-122039001
Fire at Barns Green SUS-160901-122039001

Police are investigating after a blaze destroyed two mobile homes at a Sussex traveller site in the early hours of this morning (Saturday).

Emergency services were called to the blaze on land in Greenfield Farm in Valewood Lane, Barn’s Green, south of Horsham, at 1.22am.

BARNS GREEN - DOUBLE MOBILE HOME FIRE- VALEWOOD LANE SUS-160901-135553001

BARNS GREEN - DOUBLE MOBILE HOME FIRE- VALEWOOD LANE SUS-160901-135553001

Two mobile homes were alight and fire officers say they were both “100 per cent damaged” by the fire.

Nobody is thought to have been injured.

A spokesperson for the West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said fire appliances from Horsham, Billingshurst and Storrington were called to the scene.

Fire investigation officers are currently at the scene this morning to discover what caused the fire and police are investigating.

BARNS GREEN - DOUBLE MOBILE HOME FIRE- VALEWOOD LANE SUS-160901-135604001

BARNS GREEN - DOUBLE MOBILE HOME FIRE- VALEWOOD LANE SUS-160901-135604001

Photos by Eddie Mitchell.

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