Firefighters have been called to fire which broke out in a property in Windsor Road, Chichester.
The blaze ripped through a first floor flat in a terraced property.
West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to the incident at 1.30pm on Wednesday, December 25.
Breathing apparatus and a hose reel were deployed to the scene.
No one was hurt in the fire, which was in a bedroom.
West Sussex Fire and Rescue has also been called to a number of properties in the Observer area because of flooding.