Van destroyed by fire in Hailsham

Photos show a van completely destroyed by fire in Hailsham last night.

Saturday, 11th September 2021, 12:19 pm
Updated Sunday, 12th September 2021, 10:50 am

East Sussex Fire & Rescue confirmed crews were called at 6.11pm yesterday (Friday, September 10) to attend Trefoil Road following reports of a van fire.

Crews from Eastbourne attended and used two breathing apparatus and one hose reel to extinguish the fire, the service said.

According to the service, the vehicle – an empty removals van – was not insured or taxed so the incident is being dealt with by Sussex Police.

Van fire in Hailsham. Photo by Dan Jessup. SUS-211109-085858001

Sussex Police could not supply more information.

The A271 was closed for nearly two hours.

Photo from Ian Barrett. SUS-211209-104638001
Van fire in Hailsham. Photo by Dan Jessup. SUS-211109-085910001
Van fire in Hailsham. Photo by Dan Jessup. SUS-211109-085842001