Latest information at 6.45am, Wednesday 10 August
In the early hours of Wednesday morning, East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service were called to a large fire at the top of a four-storey building, Eaton Court on Eaton Gardens.
A rest centre was set up to support residents in the church on Norton Road. This has now been stood down.
Council staff were on site and worked closely with East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service, Sussex Police and the Red Cross to attend to the immediate needs of any residents following the fire.
See also the latest update from ESFRS.