Fire in Eastbourne town centre

Photo Hugh Parker
Photo Hugh Parker

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

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

Photo by Hugh Parker

Photo by Hugh Parker

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.

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

Photo by Hugh Parker

Photo by Hugh Parker

Fire engines on scene

Fire engines on scene