Dramatic pictures show aftermath of huge Sussex hotel fire

A Sussex hotel has been totally destroyed after a major fire broke out on Friday morning (November 22).

Saturday, 23rd November 2019, 1:05 pm
The Claremont. Eastbourne hotel fire. Picture: Jon Rigby SUS-191123-122033001

These dramatic pictures from the scene show what the Claremont Hotel, on Eastbourne seafront, looked like on Saturday morning – 24 hours on from the devastating blaze.

The Claremont. Eastbourne hotel fire. Picture: Jon Rigby SUS-191123-122109001
The Claremont. Eastbourne hotel fire. Picture: Jon Rigby SUS-191123-122121001
The Claremont. Eastbourne hotel fire. Picture: Jon Rigby SUS-191123-122057001
The Claremont. Eastbourne hotel fire. Picture: Jon Rigby SUS-191123-122220001
The Claremont. Eastbourne hotel fire. Picture: Jon Rigby SUS-191123-122308001
The Claremont. Eastbourne hotel fire. Picture: Jon Rigby SUS-191123-122022001
The Claremont. Eastbourne hotel fire. Picture: Jon Rigby SUS-191123-122010001
The Claremont. Eastbourne hotel fire. Picture: Jon Rigby SUS-191123-121958001
Claremont Hotel Fire Eastbourne (Photo by Jon Rigby) SUS-191123-121833001
The Claremont. Eastbourne hotel fire. Picture: Jon Rigby SUS-191123-121946001
The Claremont. Eastbourne hotel fire. Picture: Jon Rigby SUS-191123-122045001
The Claremont. Eastbourne hotel fire. Picture: Jon Rigby SUS-191123-121934001
The Claremont. Eastbourne hotel fire. Picture: Jon Rigby SUS-191123-121922001
The Claremont. Eastbourne hotel fire. Picture: Jon Rigby SUS-191123-121910001
The Claremont. Eastbourne hotel fire. Picture: Jon Rigby SUS-191123-122256001
The Claremont. Eastbourne hotel fire. Picture: Jon Rigby SUS-191123-122244001
The Claremont. Eastbourne hotel fire. Picture: Jon Rigby SUS-191123-122232001
The Claremont. Eastbourne hotel fire. Picture: Jon Rigby SUS-191123-122208001
The Claremont. Eastbourne hotel fire. Picture: Jon Rigby SUS-191123-122156001
The Claremont. Eastbourne hotel fire. Picture: Jon Rigby SUS-191123-122145001
The Claremont. Eastbourne hotel fire. Picture: Jon Rigby SUS-191123-122133001
The Claremont. Eastbourne hotel fire. Picture: Jon Rigby SUS-191123-121858001
The Claremont. Eastbourne hotel fire. Picture: Jon Rigby SUS-191123-121846001
The Claremont. Eastbourne hotel fire. Picture: Jon Rigby SUS-191123-122320001