Electric cigarette starts Hailsham house fire


An electric cigarette started a fire at a house in Hailsham late last night (Friday, October 16).

Firefighters were called to the address in London Road at around 11.45pm.

A spokesman for East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said the fire, which was accidental, started in the bedroom and was out by the time firefighters arrived, so no action was needed.

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