East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called out today (21st May) to reports of two people stuck in water in a culvert at Cinque Ports Way in Hastings.
An emergency call was received at 14.10, leading to a multi-agency response.
Crews from Bohemia Road and The Ridge fire stations attended the scene, with the aerial ladder platform being requested to assist.
Firefighters worked alongside Sussex Police, the Coastguard and Southern Water to search the area. As of 18.30 nothing had been found.
It is expected that a further search will be made at low tide around midnight.
Further information can be found on the Sussex Police website: http://www.sussex.police.uk/whats-happening/latest/news-stories