Road closure after fire in city centre flat

Police have closed the southbound lanes of Grand Parade in Brighton.

Police have closed the southbound lanes of Grand Parade in Brighton, as firefighters deal with a blaze in a ground-floor flat.

Four fire engines were called to the scene at 10.41am this morning (November 21), following reports of a fire in the basement of a property.

A fire service spokesperson said: "The fire has now been extinguished and crews are still currently at the scene cutting away and ensuring that there is no fire spread.

"There are no injuries reported."