Firefighters battle blaze in Eastbourne home

Firefighters were called to a blaze in an Eastbourne home this morning.

Friday, 20th April 2018, 1:15 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 12:34 am
Photo by Dan Jessup

Two fire engines rushed to the scene in Downland Close, in the Langney area, after the alarm was raised at 10.12am.

The fire service says the blaze emanated from one of the house’s bedrooms.

Crews used breathing apparatus and two hoses to extinguish the flames.

Photo by Dan Jessup

One pump is still on scene at the time of writing (12pm).

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service says there will be an investigation into the cause of the blaze this afternoon.

Photo by Dan Jessup