Fireifghters are tackling a major thatch roof blaze this morning.

Fourteen fire engines and special units are currently at the Gribble Inn, in Gribble Lane, in Oving near Chichester.

They were called at 5.30am and are still at the scene.

Among the crews in attendance include Shoreham, Littlehampton, Selsey, Wittering, Midhurst, Haywards Heath, Cosham, Havant, Emsworth and Chichester.

It is not believed lighting caused the blaze.

More to come.