Three people have been arrested for arson with intent to endanger lives following a large fire in Uckfield High Street on Sunday night. The blaze was started outside a shop belonging to the charity Sense at around 11pm, and spread to neighbouring buildings.
An eighteen-year-old man and two seventeen-year-old boys are in police custody.
A massive fire that spread rapidly along a Sussex High Street, destroying five businesses, is being treated as arson.
Firefighters are investigating the cause of a blaze which seriously damaged four buildings on Uckfield High Street in East Sussex.