Investigation into Kemp Town flat fire

Posted On 08 Oct 2015 at 1:50 pm

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called to reports of a fire in Kemp Town, Brighton this morning.

Chesham Street. Image taken from Google Streetview

Chesham Street. Image taken from Google Streetview

Four appliances, from Preston Circus and Hove, and one officer attended the incident on Chesham Street at 11.15am on 8 October 2015.

Crews wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire which had start in a first floor flat.

One casualty who was suffering from smoke inhalation has been taken into the care of South East Coast Ambulance Service.

A fire investigation is in progress to establish the cause of the incident.

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