A man has died after a house fire in Eastbourne in the early hours of this morning (Monday).
Police say shortly after 1am emergency services were called to Chiltern Close where the first floor of a detached property was found to be on fire.
Once able to enter the building, firefighters and police found the body of a man, who was believed to be the sole occupant.
There were no other casualties.
A joint investigation into the cause of the fire is being conducted by East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service and Sussex Police.
Photos by Eddie Mitchell and Dan Jessup.