BREAKING NEWS: Firefighters tackle blaze near Eastbourne school

Blaze near St Thomas a Becket School SUS-170119-164731001

Blaze near St Thomas a Becket School SUS-170119-164731001

0
Have your say

A blaze has broken out on gardens near St Thomas a Becket School this afternoon (Thursday, January 19).

Two fire engines and police vans were called to the fire in Tutts Barn Lane at around 4.19pm.

Fire SUS-170119-164821001

Fire SUS-170119-164821001

Billowing smoke could be seen across Eastbourne.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said a fire is currently being tackled in a shed in abandoned nursery gardens, with firefighters using foam and a jet.

A spokesperson for the service said an electrical cable is involved and firefighters are waiting for UK Power to attend.