Fire breaks out at derelict Sussex building

A fire has broken out of a derelict building in School Road
A fire has broken out of a derelict building in School Road

The fire service was called to attend a blaze at a derelict building in Hove.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said it was called at 3.58pm on Sunday (March 24) to reports of smoke coming from the building in School Road, Hove.

A fire has broken out of a derelict building in School Road

A fire has broken out of a derelict building in School Road

The fire service said four fire engines and an aerial ladder platform remained at the scene at 4.40pm.

A spokesman said: “Crews are using breathing apparatus, two main jets and two hose reel.”

The fire is now out, the fire service confirmed at 5.45pm.

There were no reports of injuries.

A fire has broken out of a derelict building in School Road

A fire has broken out of a derelict building in School Road

A fire spokesman added: “Good work by crews to stop it spreading – leaving scene now.”

A fire has broken out of a derelict building in School Road

A fire has broken out of a derelict building in School Road

A fire has broken out of a derelict building in School Road

A fire has broken out of a derelict building in School Road