A female has been flown to hospital following a house fire in Hailsham this afternoon (Friday, 26).

Emergency services, including the air ambulance, were called to the property in Upper Horsebridge Road shortly after midday.

Fire crews said the fire was on the ground floor of the property and was found to be accidental.

Oxygen was also given to a number of cats at the scene, three of which have been taken to a vet.

Crews have now left the scene.