At 16:06 today (Sunday 17/05) East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service were called to reports of a fire at Chesham Place, Brighton.
Six appliances plus the Aerial Ladder Platform are in attendance to a fire affecting a basement flat of a four storey building.
Crews are using six breathing apparatus, two hose reel jets and 1 in 7 foam to bring the fire under control.
Road closures are in place in the area and as a precaution please keep windows and doors closed at this time.
Further update in an hour.