East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service have been called to a fire at Dane Court Close, Bexhill.
Firefighters from Bexhill and Bohemia Road were called out at 12.08pm today (Wednesday 11 March) to reports of a fire alarm sounding.
They used two breathing apparatus and a hose reel to put out a small fire. CHECK
An ambulance was requested for an elderly male who was suffering the effects of smoke inhalation.
A fire investigation has shown that the incident was accidental.