East Sussex Fire & Rescue were called at 05:25 on 24 September to reports of smoke at a commercial building in Kensington Gardens, Brighton.
The Aerial Ladder Platform, six pumps two from Preston Circus, one each from Roedean, Hove, Newhaven and from West Sussex Lancing & Shoreham are in attendance using 2 BA, 1 hose reel jet & 2 main jets to put the fire out.
The fire is believed to have started on the first floor of the two storey building, the first floor and roof space have been affected.
Please avoid the area as there will be severe disruption in the North Lanes area this morning.
Please keep windows & doors closed as a precaution.