PICTURES: Firefighters put out potentially deadly garage blaze

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to put out a fire in Denchers Plat, Crawley. Picture: Eddie Howland
West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to put out a fire in Denchers Plat, Crawley. Picture: Eddie Howland
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Fire crews have extinguished a garage fire in Crawley that was adjoined to a house.

In the early hours of this morning, firefighters were called to a garage fire in Denchers Plat, Crawley.

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to put out a fire in Denchers Plat, Crawley. Picture: Eddie Howland

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to put out a fire in Denchers Plat, Crawley. Picture: Eddie Howland

According to an eyewitness, the garage was well alight on arrival and was starting to spread to the house.

A spokesperson from West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said crews were alerted of the fire at just after 12.30am this morning and three engines were dispatched to the scene.

Four firefighters with breathing apparatus tackled the blaze with two hose reels and a jet.

The was five per cent damage to the main property from the fire, the spokesperson added.

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to put out a fire in Denchers Plat, Crawley. Picture: Eddie Howland

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to put out a fire in Denchers Plat, Crawley. Picture: Eddie Howland

It was extinguished at just after 2am.

The spokesperson said that the fire is being treated as an accidental ignition, and was caused by an electrical appliance in the garage.

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West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to put out a fire in Denchers Plat, Crawley. Picture: Eddie Howland

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West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to put out a fire in Denchers Plat, Crawley. Picture: Eddie Howland

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to put out a fire in Denchers Plat, Crawley. Picture: Eddie Howland

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to put out a fire in Denchers Plat, Crawley. Picture: Eddie Howland

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to put out a fire in Denchers Plat, Crawley. Picture: Eddie Howland

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to put out a fire in Denchers Plat, Crawley. Picture: Eddie Howland

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to put out a fire in Denchers Plat, Crawley. Picture: Eddie Howland

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to put out a fire in Denchers Plat, Crawley. Picture: Eddie Howland

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to put out a fire in Denchers Plat, Crawley. Picture: Eddie Howland

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to put out a fire in Denchers Plat, Crawley. Picture: Eddie Howland

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to put out a fire in Denchers Plat, Crawley. Picture: Eddie Howland

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to put out a fire in Denchers Plat, Crawley. Picture: Eddie Howland

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to put out a fire in Denchers Plat, Crawley. Picture: Eddie Howland