VIDEO: Serious fire raging in field off A27

Drusillas Zoo Park has been evacuated as firefighters continue to tackle a blaze on farmland off the A27 this afternoon (Wednesday).

Crews from Eastbourne, Seaford and Lewes as well as a water bowser from Burgess Hill are at the scene in Alfriston Road, Berwick.

The alarm was raised at 2.54pm.

The fire has now been put out; click here to read more.

Photo by Kirsty Eaton.

Video by Dan Jessup.

Fire near Drusillas. Photo by Kirsty Eaton SUS-180725-161633001

Fire near Drusillas. Photo by Kirsty Eaton SUS-180725-161633001

• Read our story about the fire on the Downs at the weekend here