Churchill Square evacuated after car catches fire

Posted On 04 Apr 2017 at 4:58 pm

Churchill Square has been evacuated this afternoon after a fire broke out in the car park.

Firefighters were called to the blaze in the car park at 4.35pm and are currently on the scene, a spokeswoman for East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service confirmed.

By Clare Walkling

Several people have tweeted that they have been told to leave the shopping centre – two years to the day that it was evacuated following a fire in the same place.

Staff were allowed to return to shops and offices shortly before 8pm.

By James Breeds

By James Breeds

Sussex Police said: “At 4.37pm on Tuesday (4 April) police were informed that, due to a car fire, Brighton’s Churchill Square shopping centre was being evacuated.”

  1. Dark Reply

    Was there, they told everyone to leave, no reason as to why, then failed to stop anyone else just wondering in.. Still didn’t get what I needed -_-

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