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Recap: Newhaven fire can be seen from Brighton beach

By Harry Bullmore

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    🔥 A fire started at an industrial site in Beach Road, Newhaven
  • 🔥 Teams from East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called at 9.32am and remain on the scene
  • 🔥 The smoke cloud can be seen from as far away as Lancing
  • 🔥 The building was evacuated as fire crews fought the blaze
  • 🔥 Fire crews are now scaling back the operation after more than eight hours