Fire crews called to blaze in bin store at block of flats in Eastbourne

Fire crews were called to a blaze in a bin store at a block of flats in Eastbourne this evening (January 17).

Fire crews were first alerted to the incident, which took place on Westerham Road, at 7.52pm this evening.

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Three pumps were dispatched to the fire, they used a hose reel and a jet to extinguish the flames. A spokesperson for East Sussex Fire and Rescue confirmed there were no casualties as a result of the incident.

Fire teams left the scene at 9.24pm.

Three crews were called to an incident in Eastbourne earlier this evening. Photo: Dan Jessup