A guesthouse was damaged in a blaze.

Crews from Hastings and Bexhill stations were sent to the Sherwood Guest House in Grosvenor Crescent, St Leonards, just after 3.30pm on Thursday.

An aerial ladder was used after a fire accidentally broke out in the roof area.

A spokeswoman from the fire service said: “It was an end of terrace guest house which measured 10m by 20m and was seriously damaged.”

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