SCORES of elderly residents are being led to safety as firefighters battle a serious blaze at Marlborough House, in Warrior Square, St Leonards, this morning.
The fire, which started at around 8.30am, is believed to have started in a flat on the sixth floor of the sheltered accommodation.
The emergency services are on the scene, but the fire is not yet under control, and a large amount of smoke is billowing from the top of the building.
No one is believed to have been injured.
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