Investigators look into cause of Brighton fire

Posted On 13 May 2020 at 9:24 pm

Fire investigators were due to look into the cause of a blaze in Brighton in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday 13 May).

The fire service was called to a house in Oxford Street, Brighton, just after midnight.

The blaze was out and the last firefighters left the scene less than two hours later.

The fire service said: “At 12.06am East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service sent four appliances plus the aerial ladder platform to a fire affecting the rear of a two-storey building in Oxford Street, Brighton.”

Crews used four breathing apparatus, two hose reel jets and a hydrant to put out the fire.

Everyone was safely out of the building before the fire service arrived.

The fire service added: “At 2am East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service left the scene safe at Oxford Street, Brighton.

“An investigation to establish the cause of the fire will take place in the morning.”

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