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Firefighters deal with major blaze in Brighton

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  • East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called at 17:12
  • The fire was at a five storey property in Compton Avenue, Brighton
  • At its height, more than 20 firefighters tackled the blaze
  • Initial reports were that people were unaccounted for
  • Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus fought the fire
  • Water and foam was used to put out the flames
  • A fire investigation is now underway
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