Video: Fire rages through Phoenix Theatre in Lewes

This is the footage taken by Lewes resident Nick Robinson as a serious fire tore through the Phoenix Theatre in Lewes on Saturday March 29.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called to the theatre on North Street, just after 6pm.

Phoenix theatre Lewes.

Phoenix theatre Lewes.

Up to 40 firefighters from Lewes, Newhaven, Uckfield, Hailsham and Hove tackled the blaze and were able to prevent it spreading to surrounding buildings.

However the theatre was completely gutted.

The occupants evacuated quickly and there were no reports of injuries.