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Fire at derelict care home extinguished

Sue Nicholson

BBC News

Care home fire road closure
Hastings Police

Residents near The Ridge in Hastings are being advised to keep windows and doors closed as a precaution following an earlier fire at a derelict care home.

About 40 firefighters were called out to the Mount Denys care home just before 05:00 BST.

There were no reports of any casualties.

An investigation into the cause of the blaze is under way.

It was the latest in a number of fires at the site in recent weeks.

Southern Water has warned that water pressure and supplies in the area could still be affected because firefighters were using hydrants.

Mount Denys care home
BBC

Fire at derelict care home

Sue Nicholson

BBC News

Mount Denys care home
BBC

Firefighters are tackling a large fire at a derelict care home in Hastings.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called to the Mount Denys care home on The Ridge just before 05:00 BST.

There are no reports of any casualties.

There have been a number of fires at the building over the past few weeks.

Southern Water said water pressure and supplies in the area are being affected due to fire crews using fire hydrants.

Local residents have been advised to keep doors and windows closed to avoid the smoke.