Major house fire in Eastbourne

A blaze broke out in a house in Eastbourne this morning (January 1).

Sunday, 1st January 2017, 10:47 am
Updated Wednesday, 11th January 2017, 3:50 am
Fire and Rescue news.

Firefighters were called to Cole Wood Crescent at 8.10am following reports that a house was ‘well alight’.

Two fire engines from Eastbourne Fire Station were quickly on the scene, but after discovering the roof of the building was also ablaze, they were soon joined by crews from Seaford and Hailsham.

Firefighters were still on the scene at 10.30am, but East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service reported that the blaze was now under control.

Everybody was out of the building when fire crews arrived on the scene.

It is not yet clear how the blaze started.

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