Firefighters tackle blaze at parade of Eastbourne shops


East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called out at 1.33am this morning (Thursday) to reports of smoke coming into flats above a parade of shops.

Crews from Eastbourne and Pevensey were sent to the scene on Brassey Parade in Eastbourne.

Four breathing apparatus and a hose reel were used to tackle a fire in a food and wine shop.

Everyone living in the flats was accounted for.