A dog has been rescued by firefighters after a fire broke out in a house in the city centre.
Emergency services were called to Terminus Road at Brighton following reports of the fire shortly before 11.45pm last night, with four fire engines in attendance.
Firefighters used breathing apparatus and jet jets to extinguish the fire.
Press secretary East Sussex The fire and rescue service confirmed that all people were accounted for, and the firemen rescued a dog.
The public is advised to avoid the area.
A spokeswoman said: “We were called at 11.44pm on January 11 to a house fire in Terminus Road, Brighton.
“As of 1:00 a.m. on January 12, four fire engines and personnel are working on the scene.
“Crews used breathing apparatus, one jet and two hose jets to extinguish the fire.
“All people are accounted for, the dog was saved by the crews.
“Power is out. Please avoid this area.”