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Overnight incident round-up 26th February

Date : 26 February 2020

Overnight, East Sussex Fire and Rescue attended a variety of incidents:-

  • At 18:01, Bexhill firefighters attended an RTC involving two vehicles on King Offa Way, Bexhill.  No persons were trapped and crews made the scene safe.              
  • At 20:29, firefighters from Brighton, Roedean, Hove and Lewes attended a restaurant on Western Road, Hove following reports of a basement fire.  Crews used six Breathing Apparatus and two Hose Reel Jets to extinguish the fire.  Residential flats above the restaurant were evacuated as a precaution.  A Fire Investigation took place and the cause was deemed to be faulty electrics.  Crews left the scene at 22:06.
  • At 00:05, Eastbourne firefighters attended a fire in the open on Pevensey Road, Eastbourne.  Crews used one Hose Reel to extinguish a multiple bin fire.  The cause is deemed to have been deliberate and the incident was handed over to Sussex Police.               
  • At 01:44, firefighters from Hove and Brighton attended a residential property on Springfield Road, Brighton following reports of a small fire.  When crews arrived, the fire had been extinguished.  One resident was suffering from smoke inhalation and was handed over in to the care of SECAMB.  



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