On 20th March at 5.45pm, East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service received a call regarding a fire in a four-story domestic property in Landsdowne Street, Hove. A fire appliance from Hove and a fire appliance and aerial ladder platform from Preston Circus were immediately dispatched to the scene.
Upon arrival, crews reported smoke issuing from the basement flat and used two breathing apparatus and one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire in the bedroom. At the height of the incident, four breathing apparatus and two hose reel jets were used. The fire was caused by an electrical appliance.
No one was injured in the fire. A fire investigation officer investigated the cause of the blaze.