East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service is currently attending an incident at Lewes Castle, following reports of a wall collapse in the Old Coach House.
Lewes firefighters were initially mobilised at 12.22 today (11 November) and called further assistance from Sussex Police, SECamb, HART, Building Control, the Red Cross and specialist teams, including both Kent and West Sussex Urban Search & Rescue.
Residents are being asked to avoid the area, as there are expected to be a high number of emergency appliances involved in this multi-agency search and rescue operation.
Firefighters are working alongside other emergency services to check the area to ensure that no-one needs rescuing. Further updates will follow.