Blaze at Brighton flats

Posted On 22 Aug 2014 at 5:54 pm
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Fire crews this afternoon fought a blaze at a five-storey block of flats at the Seven Dials.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called at 5.13pm today (Friday 22 August) to reports of a fire.

Four appliances were sent to a five-storey terraced building in Compton Avenue.

Crews wore breathing apparatus and used main jets and firefighting foam to tackle the incident.

By 7.15pm the incident was being scaled down, with two fire engines remaining at the address.

An investigation into the cause of the fire was carried out, which concluded the blaze had been started accidentally.

There are no reports of injuries and everyone was accounted for.

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