Evacuation after major fire

Eight fire crews have been called to a major fire at St Leonards on Sea in East Sussex. Marlborough House near the seafront has been evacuated after a blaze broke out this morning.

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Ten fire engines at roof blaze in St Leonards-on-Sea

Road closures are in place because of roof fire in Hastings / St Leonard's border
The fire has broken through the roof of the building which houses around 40 retirement flats
More than ten fire engines have been called to tackle the blaze
Fire crews are using aerial ladders to tackle the flames

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