Firefighters have tackled a fire next to a major Eastbourne shopping centre.
East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service confirmed there was a fire on the first floor roof of a derelict house in Swanley Close, which is next to the Langney Shopping Centre in Kingfisher Drive.
Four fire engines were sent to the scene from Eastbourne, Hailsham and Pevensey stations due to the amount of calls that were received by the public.
Firefighters used four breathing apparatus, one hose reel jet and a main jet to put out the fire.
One eyewitness said she noticed a lot of smoke after driving out of the shopping centre car park.
The fire service left the scene at just after 4.45pm today.
When asked if the fire was being treated as accidental or arson, a Sussex Police spokesman said the fire would be investigated.
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