Major house fire in Eastbourne

Fire and Rescue news.
Fire and Rescue news.

A blaze broke out in a house in Eastbourne this morning (January 1).

Firefighters were called to Colwood Crescent at 8.10am following reports that a house was ‘well alight’.

Two fire engines from Eastbourne Fire Station were quickly on the scene, but after discovering the roof of the building was also ablaze, they were soon joined by crews from Seaford and Hailsham.

Firefighters were still on the scene at 10.30am, but East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service reported that the blaze was now under control.

Everybody was out of the building when fire crews arrived on the scene.

It is not yet clear how the blaze started.

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