A HOUSE fire broke out on Saturday night.

Images from the scene in Breach Avenue, Southbourne, show the building being engulfed in flames.

Fire crews from West Sussex and Hampshire used pumps and aerial ladders to tackle the blaze.

The Argus:

They advised neighbours to close their doors and windows to keep the smoke at bay while they brought the flames under control.

The crews began to leave early on Sunday morning.

The Argus:

An ambulance was called. The South East Coast Ambulance Service has been contacted for comment.