Fire crews carry out rescue from flat in Hove

Posted On 16 Oct 2013 at 6:07 pm

Fire crews rescued one person from a blaze in a flat in a four-storey building in Hove.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that the call-out came shortly before 3pm yesterday (Tuesday 15 October).

The fire service said: “Four crews from Hove and Preston Circus attended the address in Brunswick Street West.

“There was a fire in one of the flats in the four-storey building.

“One person was rescued and taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation.”

Firefighters have also put out a blaze in a four-storey building in Brighton.

Two fire engines from Preston Circus were sent to Queen’s Road after being called out at about 10.30am yesterday.

The fire started in a kitchen in a restaurant below flats.

After it was put out, a fan was used to ventilate the area.

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