Firefighters tackling barn blaze on the A275


Firefighters are currently tackling a blaze at a barn near the A275.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said six appliances were mobilised to the incident at 12.53pm today (Tuesday September 16), along with a water carrier from Uckfield, to tackle the blaze in a 40 by 20 metres single-storey building used to store hay.

Firefighters are using two main jets, one ground monitor and two 1-in-7 foam jets

A spokesman for the fire service said: “An open water supply has been established nearby and a power cables have collapsed into an adjacent field.”