Candle causes fire at house in Wannock


Firefighters were called after a candle sparked a fire at a house in Wannock Gardens last night (Tuesday).

Crews went to the house at 11.31pm after curtains caught fire from the naked flame of the candle.

The fire was in a small bedroom at the property.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said an ambulance was called for a woman suffering from extreme shock.

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