Passengers were evacuated from a ferry that caught fire in Newhaven this morning (Sunday 8 October).
Crew members managed to put out the small blaze before firefighters arrived.
East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said: “We were called at 5.18am on Sunday 8 October to reports of a ship fire at Newhaven Harbour.
“Firefighters from Newhaven, Lewes, Roedean and Preston Circus were in attendance.
“On arrival crews established that the fire had been extinguished.
“An assessment of the fire was made to establish that it had been extinguished.
“There were no casualties reported and all passengers had disembarked the ferry.
“All appliances left the scene by approximately 6.35am.”