‘Severe’ fire at house in Peacehaven

Firefighters tackle the blaze
Firefighters tackle the blaze

Firefighters remain on the scene of a ‘severe’ fire at a house in Peacehaven.

Four fire engines were sent to the fire at the property in Central Avenue, Telcombe Cliffs, in Peacehaven at 6.26am today.

Firefighters at the scene

Firefighters at the scene

Two people are suffering from smoke inhalation, a fire service spokesman confirmed.

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A Red Cross unit has also been sent to the scene.

Four breathing apparatus and two hose reel jets were used by firefighters, as well as an aerial ladder platform.

Damage at the bungalow

Damage at the bungalow

Crews are currently dampening down at the scene.

The cause of the fire is not known at this stage, the spokesman said.

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