A video from the scene shows firefighters dealing with large fire opposite The Thomas A Becket pub in Worthing.
Rectory Road is expected 'to be closed all night' due to the fire.
The incident is still ongoing, click here to read the original full story.
Video taken by Eddie Mitchell at the scene shows firefighters on aerial platforms attempting to deal with the blaze.
Information on any casualties was not immediately available.
Worthing borough councillor Val Turner has praised the 'amazing' emergency services for their work tonight