A ROAD is closed and buses are being diverted after a van fire.

Sutherland Road, in Brighton is currently blocked as a result of a van fire.

Brighton and Hove Buses said: "Due to a van fire on Sutherland Road our number 2 service is diverted via Freshfield Road and Freshfield Way in both directions.

"Stops on Sutherland road will not be served.

"Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused."