Eastbourne van destroyed by fire blocks A259

A van destroyed by fire on the A259 has partially blocked the road.

Sunday, 4th November 2018, 10:36 am
Updated Sunday, 4th November 2018, 11:41 am
A van has been destroyed by fire on East Dean Road, Eastbourne. Picture: Dan Jessup

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called at 09.54am to the fire in East Dean Road, near the Eastbourne Downs Golf Club.

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A van has been destroyed by fire on East Dean Road, Eastbourne. Picture: Dan Jessup

When the crew got to the scene, the van was ablaze.

One firefighter wearing breathing apparatus put the fire out using foam, according to a spokesman.

No-one was injured, and the vehicle was cordoned off after the fire was put out. Sussex Police was at the scene.

Fire crews left the road at just before 11am, a fire service spokesman said.