At 13:15 today (Saturday 11/07) East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service were called to reports of a fire at a property in Seaside Road, Eastbourne.
Four appliances plus the Aerial Ladder Platform are in attendance to a fire affecting the first flat of a building.
Crews are using six breathing apparatus, one main jet and two hose reel jets to bring the fire under control.
Please avoid the area and as a precaution please keep windows and doors closed at this time.
Further update in an hour.