New Year’s Eve fireworks set Eastbourne roof alight

East Sussex Fire and Rescue
East Sussex Fire and Rescue

New Year’s Eve fireworks set an Eastbourne roof ablaze last night (Sunday).

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said two fire engines were called to Compton Street at around 12.26am.

Crews tackled the flat roof fire using a hose reel and part of the roof had to be cut out, according to the fire service.