At 09:52, we were called to attend a fire at a residential property in Vines Cross, Horam.
Crews from Uckfield, Eastbourne, Bexhill, Pevensey and Crowborough are currently in attendance.
The fire in in the thatched roof of the property and firefighters are using 1 in 7 foam, one main jet and one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.
We are aware that the electricity supply for nearby residents may be interrupted and we are also asking nearby residents to close windows and doors as there is heavy smoke in the area.
Update (14:59)- The fire is now under control. The incident has now been scaled down to two appliances.
Nearby residents are still advised to keep windows and doors closed as there is still smoke in the area.