Heathfield blaze investigation ongoing, says fire service

The Heathfield blaze at a derelict mill, Station Road. Picture by Nick Fontana.
The Heathfield blaze at a derelict mill, Station Road. Picture by Nick Fontana.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue has confirmed the investigation into last night’s ‘serious’ fire in Heathfield is ongoing.

Crews were called at 23.18pm, on June 18, following reports of a fire at a derelict mill on Station Road, Heathfield.

The Heathfield blaze at a derelict mill, Station Road. Picture by Nick Fontana.

The Heathfield blaze at a derelict mill, Station Road. Picture by Nick Fontana.

Eight fire engines attended the scene, tackling the fire with jets and hydrants.

Operations were scaled back at the scene at 4.30am this morning.

It is anticipated that crews will return later today to re-inspect the scene for any ‘hotspots’ and damp down the area.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue has announced there will be an update on the suspected cause of the fire once the fire investigation officer has competed their inspection.

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