St Leonard's flats fire

A fire broke out inside a block of flats in St Leonards-on-sea on Tuesday July, 9.

St Leonard's fire in flats

Police were informed by East Sussex Fire and Rescue that a small fire at St Leonards-on-sea could have been started deliberately.

Emergency services attended the block of flats in Cave Road at around 11pm.

A small fire was located on the stairwell and quickly extinguished.

Detective Sergeant Tony Webb, from East Sussex CID said: "Although this was a small fire and fortunately no one was injured but it could have ended with more serious consequences. Officers will be continuing with local enquiries today."

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