Firefighters were called to tackle a blaze in a ground floor flat in Worthing this afternoon (Sunday, January 6).
The fire broke out in a property in Wordsworth Road at around 1pm.
Two crews from Worthing Fire Station were on the scene for about an hour.
A spokesperson from West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said the fire started in a tumble drier.
The occupants of the flat managed to get out safely.