BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Firefighters tackle blaze in Eastbourne

Firefighters are currently at the scene of a blaze above a shop in Meads.

Monday, 7th November 2016, 6:44 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 5:02 pm
Firefighters are at the scene of a building in Meads Street. Photo by Peter Slydel

Crews from Eastbourne, Hailsham and Pevensey was called to Meads Street around 5pm today (Monday, November 7).

The fire is believed to be in a residential flat above the former Martha’s Kitchen cafe in the village.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus have been using two jet reels to bring the fire under control.

An investigation in to the cause of the fire is underway.

Photograph by Peter Slydel.