East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called to reports of a fire at a restaurant on the A22 in Nutley at 22.10 on 15 April 2014.
Crews from Forest Row, Crowborough, Uckfield and Lewes were sent to the scene along with the Command and Support unit.
They confirmed there was a fire in the kitchen of the restaurant.
Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus tackled the fire.
Two crews remained at the scene cooling down hot spots and cutting away.
The building was re-inspected just before 8am on 16 April 2014 and handed back to the occupier.
The fire was accidental.