The former care home on fire

Mount Denys fire: Pictures show scale of the damage at gutted former Hastings care home

A former care home in Hastings has been left heavily damaged after a fire yesterday morning (May 18).

These pictures show the fire at the former Mount Denys care home in full, from its beginning in the early hours of the morning to the aftermath.

Engines gradually left the scene as crews got the fire under control later on in the morning.

5. Mount Denys

Engines gradually left the scene as crews got the fire under control later on in the morning.
Dan Jessup
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Firefighters finally got the blaze fully extinguished in the early afternoon and left the scene at 12.55pm

6. Mount Denys

Firefighters finally got the blaze fully extinguished in the early afternoon and left the scene at 12.55pm
Dan Jessup
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Crews returned shortly before 4pm for an inspection to ensure the fire was still extinguished.

7. Mount Denys

Crews returned shortly before 4pm for an inspection to ensure the fire was still extinguished.
Kevin Boorman
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The cause of the fire has not been identified, according to the fire service, but Sussex Police are investigating.

8. Mount Denys

The cause of the fire has not been identified, according to the fire service, but Sussex Police are investigating.
Kevin Boorman
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