On 10th July 2013 crews from East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service attended a kitchen fire at Happy Dragon on North Road in Pevensey. There was a severe fire in the Chinese takeaway and heavy smoke logging throughout building.
Police and ambulance were also in attendance. An urgent request was also sent to UK Power Network and gas officials.
The terrace building has two floors consisting of a ground floor restaurant and a flat above. The fire was in the main kitchen. Crews used two hose reels, foam, six breathing apparatus, a Positive Pressure Ventilation Fan and hydrant. Crews spent time cutting away and damping down.
One elderly female was given oxygen by the ambulance service from neighbouring property.
A Fire Investigation Officer was requested and the cause deemed accidental.