Sussex

Eight injured in Peacehaven house fire

Map showing Peacehaven

Eight people, including a child, have been injured in a fire at a house Peacehaven, East Sussex.

The youngster was taken to hospital with burns following the blaze at the two-storey home in Collingwood Close.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said six adults suffered smoke inhalation and another had facial injuries.

Crews spent more than two hours tackling the first-floor fire which started at about 0215 GMT on Tuesday.

An investigation into the cause of the blaze has been started.

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