Firefighters tackle car fire in Eastbourne

Fire & Rescue East Sussex
Fire & Rescue East Sussex

Firefighters tackled a car fire in Eastbourne this afternoon (September 26).

The car caught alight on Cross Levels Way in Hampden Park at around 2.22pm.

A crew from Eastbourne Fire Station extinguished the fire using a hose reel and breathing apparatus.

The road remains closed between the Broadwater Way junction and the Rodmill Roundabout.

Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.

Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.

1) Make our website your homepage at

2) Like our Facebook page at Text to display

3) Follow us on Twitter @Eastbournenews

4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.

And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!

The Eastbourne Herald - always the first with your local news.

Be part of it.