Watch dramatic footage of a huge bus fire that closed Sussex High Street

A Sussex street has been closed after a bus caught fire.

Images from the scene show a single-decker bus fully ablaze in Polegate High Street this morning.

Emergency services at the scene. Pic: Liam Tiffin

Emergency services at the scene. Pic: Liam Tiffin

The level crossing remained down while firefighters battled the fire.

Reports said the fire is now under control, with the shell of the bus completely burned out.

Emergency services at the scene. Pic: Dan Jessup

Emergency services at the scene. Pic: Dan Jessup

Emergency services at the scene. Pic: Dan Jessup

Emergency services at the scene. Pic: Dan Jessup

Emergency services at the scene. Pic: Dan Jessup

Emergency services at the scene. Pic: Dan Jessup

Emergency services at the scene. Pic: Dan Jessup

Emergency services at the scene. Pic: Dan Jessup

Emergency services at the scene. Pic: Dan Jessup

Emergency services at the scene. Pic: Dan Jessup

Emergency services at the scene. Pic: Dan Jessup

Emergency services at the scene. Pic: Dan Jessup

Emergency services at the scene. Pic: Dan Jessup

Emergency services at the scene. Pic: Dan Jessup