Fire crews responded to reports of a caravan fire in a town last night.

Four appliances were on scene in The Highway, Peacehaven, minutes after the call came in at 10.52pm on Friday.

Fire fighters used breathing apparatus and foam to extinguish the blaze.

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There were reports that a caravan had caught fire, though this has not yet been confirmed.

Residents nearby were told to close window and doors to their homes due to smoke.