FIRE crews are battling a fire in a roof.

At 4.20 firefighters were called to the fire in a residential property on Southover High Street in Lewes.

Crews from Lewes, Newhaven and Roedean were joined by more from Uckfield, Brighton, Hove.

There was severe congestion in Lewes town centre.

At 6.20 pm they were carrying out salvage.