Fire strikes Telscombe house

AN ELDERLY woman was treated by paramedics after a fire broke out in her kitchen in Telscombe Cliffs in the early hours of today (Monday February 27).

Firefighters from Newhaven and Roedean attended the blaze at her home in Grassmere Court, off Grassmere Avenue, shortly before 3.30am.

An East Sussex Fire and Rescue spokeswoman said the fire was believed to have started accidentally in her kitchen.