One person rescued in Eastbourne kitchen blaze

West Sussex fire
West Sussex fire

A fire broke out in a block of flats in Eastbourne on Saturday evening, and one person was rescued by firefighters.

The fire service was called to Pevensey Road at 5.57pm on Saturday (January 24), after reports of a kitchen fire.

Crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled the fire in the three-storey block of flats, with three hose reels.

All residents were accounted for by crews, and police and paramedics were also at the scene.