Fire crews have closed off a road over fears that a stack of chimneys could collapse.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service cordoned off a section of Western Road in Bexhill after chimneys above the road were damaged.

Brickwork on the chimneys were damaged with a gap in the building visible.

The Argus: The damaged stack of chimneysThe damaged stack of chimneys (Image: Sussex News and Pictures)

Red fire tape cordoned off a small part of the road with a fire engine parked inside the cordon.


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The road was closed yesterday afternoon over safety fears for those walking on the road.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were approached for comment.