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Fire in Willingdon

Date : 19 February 2021

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called at 12.29 on 19 February 2021 to reports of a fire.

Crews attended an address on Broad Road, Lower Willingdon, Eastbourne.

The roof of a house was alight.

At the height of the incident 6 fire engines were in attendance along with an aerial ladder platform.

One person was treated for smoke inhalation and has been taking to hospital.

Building control and UK Power Networks also attended.

Power needed to be isolated which affected a number of homes in the area. We thank locals for their patience while the incident draws to a close.

The cause of the fire will be investigated.


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