East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called at 8.52 this morning, 22 November 2019 to reports of a fire in an Eastbourne hotel.
The Claremont hotel on the seafront has been evacuated and everyone has been accounted for.
There are no reports of injuries.
Eight fire engines have been sent to the scene.
Crews are using breathing apparatus and main jets to tackle the fire.
Please avoid the area.