Horror at remote farmhouse in Sussex as two bodies are discovered following Christmas Day blaze 


Horror at remote farmhouse in Sussex as two bodies are discovered following Christmas Day blaze

Two bodies have been found after a Christmas Day fire destroyed a farmhouse.

The blaze near the Sussex village of West Chiltington is believed to have started on Christmas Day.

Emergency services were called early to remote farmhouse on Boxing Day at 9.10am after reports of a significant fire at the house in Harbolets Road.

The blaze near the Sussex village of West Chiltington is believed to have started on Christmas Day

Emergency services were called early to remote farmhouse on Boxing Day at 9.10am after reports of a significant fire at the house in Harbolets Road

Emergency services were called early to remote farmhouse on Boxing Day at 9.10am after reports of a significant fire at the house in Harbolets Road

Police are investigating the fire which has been put out.

A spokesman for the force said: ‘Emergency services received a report of a significant fire at a residential property in Harbolets Road, West Chiltington, at 9.10am this morning (Saturday 26 December).

‘Fire engines from the local area arrived quickly at the scene, and a section of the road has been closed as emergency services continue to work together.

'Fire engines from the local area arrived quickly at the scene, and a section of the road has been closed as emergency services continue to work together,' a force spokesman said.

‘Fire engines from the local area arrived quickly at the scene, and a section of the road has been closed as emergency services continue to work together,’ a force spokesman said. 

The building is still being investigated to make sure it is safe and two people have been confirmed deceased at the scene 

‘Two people have sadly been confirmed deceased at the scene.’

The building is still being investigated to make sure it is safe. 

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