Firefighters tackling ongoing fire at derelict property on the A259

The fire is in a derelict property on the A259
The fire is in a derelict property on the A259

Firefighters are dealing with an ongoing fire at a Southwick property on the A259.

UPDATE: Southwick fire is now out but the cause remains unknown

No injuries have been reported

No injuries have been reported

The building in question is derelict, according to the fire service.

Click here to watch video footage from the scene showing firefighters tackling the blaze

Four fire engines were sent to the scene after multiple reports of a fire were received about 8.40pm this evening.

No injuries have been reported, the fire service spokesman confirmed.

Four fire engines were sent to the scene

Four fire engines were sent to the scene

Brighton Road is closed while operations are ongoing

The fire is now under control but firefighters are expected to remain at the scene for some time.

The cause of the blaze is not yet known.

We will have more on this ongoing story as information is made available.

Firefighters have not confirmed what caused the blaze

Firefighters have not confirmed what caused the blaze