Peacehaven house on fire after lightning strike

Posted On 23 Jun 2016 at 7:01 pm

A lightning strike has apparently set a house on fire in Peacehaven this evening, leading to the diversion of traffic while firefighters deal with the blaze.

Peacehaven lightning strike fire

Picture by Daniel Moon

Paul Stevens took this video of smoke billowing from the house in Ambleside Avenue shortly after 6pm:

At least two fire engines from East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service are on the scene.

Buses are unable to stop as the incident unfolds.

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