Investigations are underway at a block of flats in Crawley after people were trapped in their homes by flames earlier this morning.
At least six people had to be rescued from a block of flats in Crawley after a fire in a stairwell trapped them inside the building.
Fire investigation officers from West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service are looking into the cause of the blaze.
Six fire crews went to the flats in Broadfield Place in Crawley after they received two calls from residents in the building just after 7am today, 27th November 2012.
A woman has been taken to hospital after a kitchen fire which spread to a thatched roof at Smuggler's Lane in Bosham. West Sussex fire & Rescue Service were called at 4.42am. No-one was trappe din the property.
Officers have released this thermal image, taken from the police helicopter. Fire investigators are to return to the site today after flames ripped through a building at Shoreham Power Station.
A building opposite the power station in Shoreham, Sussex is on fire. Forty firefighters are tackling the blaze. Nearby homes have been evacuated. Updates to follow.