Firefighters from Chichester and Bognor Regis were called to a fire at a house in Chatsworth Road, Chichester yesterday afternoon (Thursday, January 20).
An alarm was raised just before 5pm after a fire broke out in the kitchen.
The room received fire and smoke damage. Firefighters were at the house until just after 6pm clearing the scene, and used small tools and a special fan.
West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said the fire was accidental.