A serious fire at Eastbourne Pier is now being brought under control.
Crews remain at the scene. They have made entry to the end of the Pier and continue to tackle the incident.
Around 60 firefighters are at the Pier and are expected to remain there for some time.
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Friday afternoon's forecast for the east of the region
Friday afternoon's forecast for the west of the region