Firefighters are still at the scene of a large blaze at an industrial unit in Hailsham.
The fire broke out at Diplocks Way just before 10pm yesterday after a number of repeated 999 calls.
East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service is asking locals to keep doors and windows closed.
There are no reports of injuries.
The operation is expected to continue for some time.
Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal crash in Hailsham last night.
Officers were called to Harmers Hay Road just before 11pm. A 93-year-old man from Hailsham was driving a Suzuki Alton when the vehicle left the road and collided with a bungalow.
He died at the scene. No other vehicles were involved and no one else was hurt.
A shop manager has appeared in court, charged with attempted murder and arson with intent to endanger life, in connection with a fire at a nail bar on Hailsham High Street in March.
A five month old baby, a man and a woman were seriously hurt.
Shop manager, Duc Bac Vuong, 51, appeared at Brighton magistrates court today. He will be back in court on July 30.
A Landlord from East Sussex has been fined more than £2,000 for failing to make repairs and leaving tenants with leaky showers and broken toilet seats.
59-year-old Alan Filsell of London Road, Hailsham, ignored repeated requests to make repairs to a block of bedsits, which are located on the same road.
Wealden District Council says the condition of the property failed to meet required standards and contained potential hazards.
The property, called Gidleigh Lodge, has shared facilities and housed up to 20 people.
Thousands of families have spent a second day without water despite round the clock efforts to reconnect them - after a leak described as 'unprecedented'.
Up to ten thousand homes in Hailsham and the surrounding area lost their supply yesterday when a water main burst on the A22 Diplocks Roundabout.
It caused extensive flooding and while many homes have been reconnected, many still don't know when they'll have water - relying on bottled supplies instead. Andy Dickenson reports.
The water main which burst leaving thousands without water in the Hailsham area has been repaired.
South East Water’s crews this lunchtime completed the work on the pipe at the Diplock roundabout, which burst at 5am on Sunday.
Water supplies should start to be restored to most properties early this evening.
Bottled water is currently located at Hailsham Leisure Centre, Vicarage Lane, BN27 2AX and South East Water is continuing to deliver water to vulnerable customers registered with the company.
More than 4,500 homes in Sussex remain without water despite staff working to restore the supply since the water main burst yesterday.
Following the burst at 5am on Sunday, South East Water re-routed supplies to its network of underground pipes to Eastbourne, Polegate, Pevensey and Sovereign Harbour last night.
The water company say the delay is down to flooding caused by the burst pipe - and have apologised for the time taken to restore supplies.
As thousands of homes remain without water in Sussex, South East Water say they currently estimate supplies will be restored by early this evening.
The water company are supplying residents with free bottled water at Hailsham Leisure Centre car park - and working to deliver vulnerable customers in the local area.
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South East Water says it has been working through the night to repair a burst on a large 18-inch water main on the A22, Diplocks roundabout.
The company had to bring in specialist pumps to remove the large amount of water in the area following the burst before the repair could begin.
The A22 at Diplocks roundabout will be opened this morning, however one lane will remain closed while South East Water works to repair the section of damaged pipe.