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- Firefighters called at 16:05
- Blaze is at Madeira Garage in May Road
- Four engines initially called - six crews dealt with the fire
- Flames spread to an adjoining property
- One member of the public has suffered minor burns
Firefighters are scaling down the operation.
Phone services in the area could be affected as there is a telephone pole close to the fire.
One member of the public has suffered minor burns.
Firefighters are using breathing apparatus, two hose reel, two main jets and firefighting foam to tackle the fire.
A reader took this picture of the blaze from Hollingdean.
The Control Unit from Bexhill has arrived at the scene.
Sussex Police tell us they are controlling traffic in the area.
More video from the scene from Argus photographer Terry Applin.
Paramedics are on scene and are treating people.
There are no reports of injuries at this stage.
First video back from the scene from Argus photographer Terry Applin.
The fire has caused huge traffic congestion in the area.
Crews from Preston Circus, Hove, Roedean and Barcombe are in attendance.
The fire service tell us the blaze is at a commercial garage and at an adjacent property.
At present six fire engines are on scene.
East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service have been alerted to a fire at Madeira Garage in May Road, Brighton.