Firefighters were called to a fire at sheltered housing accommodation for the elderly in Bexhill.
The call came in at 11.29am yesterday (6th May) and a fire engine was sent to Thalia House, London Road, following reports of a fire caused by a fire in a saucepan.
The accidental fire was put out within minutes. No-one was injured.
Crews left the incident at 11.40am.