Eight fire crews have been called to a major fire at St Leonards on Sea in East Sussex this morning. Marlborough House near the seafront is being evacuated after a blaze broke out at 8.38am. Two people have so far been rescued from the building which houses 40 flats for residents aged 55 and above.
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