BREAKING NEWS: Firefighters tackle blaze near Eastbourne school

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

Thursday, 19th January 2017, 5:58 pm
Updated Thursday, 19th January 2017, 6:27 pm
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Blaze near St Thomas a Becket School SUS-170119-164731001

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

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.

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

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