Two people led to safety after fire at Hailsham home

Fire engine
Fire engine

Two people were led to safety this morning (Thursday August 21) after a fire broke out at a Hailsham home.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called at 4:18am to reports of a fire at a property on Market Street.

Crews from Hailsham, Herstmonceux and Eastbourne attended the scene.

A spokesman for the fire service said there was a small fire in a downstairs toilet.

Firefighters used breathing apparatus and hose reels to tackle the fire.

Two people were led to safety.

The fire was accidental.