Firefighters put out fire near gas cylinders at Crawley pub

East Sussex fire
East Sussex fire

Firefighters put out a fire that was heating compressed gas cylinders in the back of a pub.

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to the Apple Tree in West Green Drive, West Green, at 00.36am today (Tuesday June 9).

A spokesman said firefighters used a hose to put out two trees and a large pile of garden waste.

Firefighters used another hose reel to cool down the four carbon dioxide and nitrogen cylinders which are used to dispense beer which were heated by the blaze.

The cylinders were checked over with a thermal imaging camera.

The two Crawley crews left at 1.33am.

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