Sussex

Littlehampton flats fire: Man dies

Fire in Littlehampton flats
Image caption Some residents in the Littlehampton flats were rescued by ladder

One man has died and four others have been taken to hospital following a fire in a group of flats in Sussex.

The blaze broke out in the hallway of the flats on South Terrace, in Littlehampton, at about 01:00 BST.

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said the brigade had received several calls from residents inside.

A fire also took hold of a Chinese takeaway, in Station Road, Bognor Regis, with a 27-year-old man arrested on suspicion of arson.

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