STEYNING firefighters were called in when a strong smell of burning was reported at a High Street shop.
A crew attended the two-storey property at lunchtime on Friday, arriving at 1.14pm and staying at the scene until just after 3pm.
A West Sussex Fire and Rescue spokesman said there was a strong smell of burning coming from the electrical mains cupboard in the ground-floor shop
The mains fuse was very hot and an inspection was made using a thermal imaging camera.
The fire crew isolated all the electrics and handed over to the electricity company.