Saturday, 19 July 2014

Lightning thought to be cause of Uckfield house fire

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called to reports of a house fire Uckfield at 21.49 on 18 July 2014.

Three fire engines from Uckfield and Crowborough attended the scene at West View.

There was a fire on the first floor and in the roof space on a two storey home.

Firefighters used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and one large jet.

An ambulance was requested for one person, thought to be suffering from a minor electric shock.

Crews removed roof tiles and sheeted up the roof as well as undertaking salvage work and making the building secure.


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