Firefighters rescued a 77-year-old woman from a blaze at a block of flats in Telscombe Cliffs this morning (Wednesday 21 January).
East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said two crews from Newhaven tackled the blaze at Golby Court in South Coast Road. Neighbouring flats were evacuated.
The fire was reported shortly before 8.40am. It is believed to have started in the pensioner’s lounge.
An investigation has started into the cause of the blaze.