Firefighters were called to the scene of a blaze in a cellar on Sunday afternoon.
A spokesman for West Sussex Fire and Rescue said crews were called to the scene after a tumble dryer caught fire.
The incident happened in a three-storey house in Seldon Road, Worthing shortly before 4pm on Sunday (November 15).
A crew from Worthing used breathing apparatus, a hose reel and a ventilation fan and had made the scene safe by 4.45pm.
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