Fire breaks out in St Leonards flat

A fire broke out in a block of flats in St Leonards during the night.

Wednesday, 24th March 2021, 2:46 pm

The incident happened in Charles Road just after 12.40am today (Wednesday, March 24).

A spokesman for East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (ESFRS) said: “We sent three fire engines and an aerial ladder platform.

“There was a fire in the kitchen of a basement flat in a four-storey building.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service

“We used four breathing apparatus, one main jet and one hose reel jet.

“All persons were accounted for and the fire was deemed accidental.