Firefighters tackle fire in Polegate home

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Firefighters were called to Polegate this morning (Thursday) after a fire broke out in a bedroom cupboard.

Crews from Hailsham and Eastbourne were called to a property in Old Drive at around 5.28am.

On arrival, firefighters found a fire had caught hold in a bedroom linen cupboard.

They used breathing equipment and a hose reel to tackle the flames before making the area safe and leaving the scene.

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