Fire in Eastbourne town centre

A store was forced to close after a fire broke out in Eastbourne town centre this afternoon (October 4).

Thursday, 4th October 2018, 2:12 pm
Updated Friday, 5th October 2018, 5:09 pm
Photo Hugh Parker

Fire engines rushed to the scene after reports of something ‘smouldering’ outside H Samuel – according to an Arndale spokesperson.

Multiple firefighters were called to the premises in Terminus Road.

A spokesperson for East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said crews were sent to reports of a fire at 1.24pm.

Photo by Hugh Parker

There was a small fire in a wall cavity which was put out using a hose reel, ESFRS said.

Photo by Hugh Parker
Fire engines on scene