On 10th October at 11.35am, two fire appliances from Rye responded to a fire in a private residence at Rockchannel Quay, Rye.
A further fire appliance was also sent from The Ridge, Hastings. The fire was in the loft and crews used two hose reel jets to tackle the blaze.
A 65 year old male was taken to hospital suffering the effects of smoke inhalation. The fire was under control by 12.29pm.