AN INVESTIGATION is underway after six fire engines were called to tackle a barn fire.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called at 1.25am today to reports of a fire in a barn in Alfriston Road, Seaford.

Fire crews arrived at the scene by 2.30am.

No injuries were reported.

Alfriston Road was closed both ways between Cradle Hill Road and Hillside Avenue.

The incident is still ongoing and there are currently four appliances from Burwash, Mayfield, Eastbourne, Preston Circus, along with the water bowser from Uckfield still at the scene.

At 11am crews were making steady progress and firefighters wearing breathing apparatus have been using two main hose reel jets, 1-in-7 foam, to damp down the scene.