A BODY has been found inside car which was on fire in a B&Q car park.

Firefighters tackled the flames at the scene of the fire in Lyons Way after it was first reported at 12.16pm. 

A Sussex Police spokeswoman said: "Emergency services responded to reports of a car fire in Lyons Way, Worthing.

"A body has sadly been recovered from the vehicle and enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances. 

"Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to report it online or call 101, quoting serial 518 of 02/12."

The Argus:

At the time, a spokesman for West Sussex Fire and Rescue said: "Thanks to all members of the public who called 999.

"The crew arrived in four minutes. 

"We're working with emergency service colleagues at this incident."