Car fire in Eastbourne

Firefighters attended the Hampden Park area this morning (Friday) following reports of a car fire.

A call came in at 8.47am to say a vehicle near Park Practice was ablaze. No action was needed by firefighters when they arrived and a spokesperson for East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service said the fire was accidental.

Later on in the day crews released a person trapped in a car following a single vehicle collision in Hailsham.

Crews from Herstmonceux and Hailsham went to Western Road and released them. The fire service was alerted to the incident just before 1pm.