Breaking News: Fighting fire with pans of water - couple victim of arson attack

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An Eastbourne couple had fight flames with pans of water after an arsonist tried to set fire to their town centre flat last night (Sunday).

Firefighters were called to the home, next to the Wimpy in Terminus Road, at 8pm on Sunday evening after the couple had found rubbish set alight on a communal landing.

Firefighters now believe the blaze was started deliberately and police are investigating.

See Wednesday’s Gazette for more details.