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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Traffic diversions after St Leonards care home fire

A building fire means the A2102 Norman Road has been closed from A2102 London Road to Norman Road. The incident is also continuing to affect Warrior Square Southbound from Terrace Road to St Margaret's Road. A major fire started at the Marlborough House care home at around 8.30am.

The one way section of Norman Road, and part of Warrior Square are closed. The A259 along the seafront remains open, and there are no major delays in the area.

The Diversion: Traffic on London Road heading towards the seafront is being forced to turn right into Norman Road towards Undercliff, although this route is unsuitable for lorries.

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