East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service are at the scene of a fire at Eastbourne Pier.
Around 60 firefighters are now in attendance and tackling the fire.
A two storey building on the Pier measuring around 30 metres by 50 metres was well alight. The building is about 50 metres from the shoreline.
A large plume of smoke can be seen above Eastbourne.
Sussex Police and the Coastguard are also in attendance.
A further update will appear on our website around 5.30pm.