Eastbourne home is destroyed by fire

A fire has destroyed an Eastbourne home overnight.

Tuesday, 10th July 2018, 9:15 am
Updated Tuesday, 17th July 2018, 6:45 pm

The two-storey, semi-detached house in Croxden Way has been completely gutted by the blaze, with the flames destroying the roof and windows.

Emergency services were on scene throughout the night.

The area has been cordoned off, and police are at the scene this morning (Tuesday, July 10).

House fire in Croxden Way, Eastbourne. Picture: Dan Jessup
House fire in Croxden Way, Eastbourne. Picture: Dan Jessup

Sussex Police has been approached for further information.

A spokesperson for East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said it is directing enquiries to the police.

Secondhand Rose in Hampden Park is offering to organise donations for those affected.

It said on its Facebook page, “We’ve woken up to reports of a house fire in Croxdon Way last night..if there’s anything we can do to help organise with clothes, food etc please let us know...”

House fire in Croxden Way, Eastbourne. Picture: Dan Jessup

Video by Greg Draven.

House fire in Croxden Way, Eastbourne. Picture: Dan Jessup