Thousands Of Scrap Cars Ablaze At East Sussex Business Park Blaze

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Fire crews from across East Sussex have spent the night at Apex Way in Hailsham


East Sussex Fire and Rescue say at the height of the blaze 50 fire fighers with aerial ladder and water pumps were fighting the fire at Ripleys scrap year in Apex Way.
Locals are being advised to keep windows closed as the smell of burning will be in the air for miles around. There are local road closures to allow access for the fire service .
Last night a spokesperson for East Sussex Fire service said: "Crews are using a water carrier and an aerial ladder to tackle the fire.
"Six pumps are in attendance after being called out at 8.20pm"
 

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