BREAKING NEWS: Pensioner feared dead after Eastbourne house fire

Fire in Salehurst Road
Fire in Salehurst Road

A man is believed to have died after fire ripped through his Old Town home this evening (Saturday).

Emergency services are at the scene of the blaze at a terraced house in Salehurst Road, off Victoria Drive.

The elderly man who lives at the property is feared dead.

The road is currently cordoned off and firefighters, police officers and detectives are at the scene.

A police spokesperson said further details would be released later tonight.