On 5thFebruary at 11.00pm, crews from Bohemia Road and The Ridge, Hastings, responded to a fire at a property in Elizabeth Road, St. Leonards. On arrival, crews requested additional crews and a further two fire engines were dispatched from The Ridge and Bexhill.
The fire was on the second floor of a four floor building, at the rear of the property. Firefighters used four breathing apparatus, two main jets and compressed air foam to tackle the blaze. At 11.55pm, crews reported that the fire was surrounded and crews were damping down.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.