Small electrical fire in Westfield


Firefighters rushed to a reported house fire in Westfield yesterday afternoon (Thursday, August 13) but it was out by the time they arrived.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called to reports of a fire on Church Lane at just past 2.30pm.

There had been a small fire in an electrical socket at the property which was out on arrival.

All persons were accounted for.

Three appliances from Battle, The Ridge and Bohemia Road and two officers were mobilised.

Crews carried out a home safety visit with the occupier before leaving at around 3:10pm.

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