Firefighters from Roedean and Newhaven were called out at 16.26 yesterday (16 January 2014) to reports of a kitchen fire.
They went to an address on Cowley Drive in Woodingdean.
Crews used four breathing apparatus and two hose reel, as well as a fan to disperse the smoke after the fire was put out.
One woman was given oxygen therapy after suffering from smoke inhalation.
The fire was accidental.