Watch video of firefighters tackling ongoing Worthing blaze

A video from the scene shows firefighters dealing with large fire opposite The Thomas A Becket pub in Worthing.

UPDATE: Ten flats and five shops 'badly affected' but fire is 'under control'

Ten fire engines were sent to the scene. Pictures and video: Eddie Mitchell

Ten fire engines were sent to the scene. Pictures and video: Eddie Mitchell

Rectory Road is expected 'to be closed all night' due to the fire.

The incident is still ongoing, click here to read the original full story.

Video taken by Eddie Mitchell at the scene shows firefighters on aerial platforms attempting to deal with the blaze.

PICTURES: Drone photos show the full scale of the blaze

Information on any casualties was not immediately available.

Worthing borough councillor Val Turner has praised the 'amazing' emergency services for their work tonight