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Incident Round-up 20 August

Date : 20 August 2019

East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service were called to a number of false alarms overnight across the service area, including Westfield, Ditchling, Forest Row and Brighton.

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  • At 19.14 yesterday (19 August) Roedean firefighters were sent to reports of flooding at a property in Chesham Place, Brighton, which were affecting electrics.
  • At 21.04 yesterday (19 August) Forest Row firefighters were sent to Hartfield Road, Cowden, following reports of a fire in the open, involving a large muck heap. The crew used one hose reel jet to tackle the fire.
  • At 23.12 yesterday (19 August) Hove firefighters were sent to Kings Esplanade, in Hove, after a small fire on the beach was reported along Kings Esplanade.No action required. 



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