The former care home on fire

Mount Denys fire: Pictures show scale of the damage at gutted former Hastings care home

A former care home in Hastings has been left heavily damaged after a fire yesterday morning (May 18).

These pictures show the fire at the former Mount Denys care home in full, from its beginning in the early hours of the morning to the aftermath.

Firefighters battled so save the former care home in The Ridgefrom around 1.55am, according to a spokesman for East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service.

1. Mount Denys

Firefighters battled so save the former care home in The Ridgefrom around 1.55am, according to a spokesman for East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service.
Kevin Boorman
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Eight fire engines were called to the blaze when it was at its height

2. Mount Denys

Eight fire engines were called to the blaze when it was at its height
Kevin Boorman
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This was the third fire at the derelict building in under a month

3. Mount Denys

This was the third fire at the derelict building in under a month
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At least one aerial ladder platform was deployed to access the flames from above

4. Mount Denys

At least one aerial ladder platform was deployed to access the flames from above
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