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Fire in roof at seaside care home

Marlborough House on fire at St Leonards on Sea

The first photo from a major fire in East Sussex shows thick smoke coming from the roof of the building at St Leonards on Sea. Eight fire crews are at Marlborough House on Warrior Square after they were called at 8.38am. Two people have been rescued so far. The building is now being evacuated.

It's believed the building houses a doctor's surgery and flats for residents aged 55 and above who require extra care.



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