Police investigating large Bexhill building fire

Police are investigating a large fire at a building in Bexhill as deliberate.

Monday, 18th March 2019, 11:25 am
Updated Monday, 18th March 2019, 11:56 am

Three fire engines were sent to tackle the blaze which broke at of a single-storey building in Down Road, Bexhill, at 3.33am on Saturday (March 16), according to East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service.

A spokesman said: “The cause was declared deliberate and is now in the hands of the police.”

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus tackled the fire using one hose reel jet, the spokesman added.

Picture: Jenna Ward

The fire service said there were no reports of anyone being taken to hospital.

Sussex Police has been approached for comment.

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