East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called at 00.48 this morning (17 June 2014) to reports of smoke in a home in Hastings.
Crews from The Ridge and Bohemia Road fire stations were sent to the scene on Ashford Road.
The ground floor of the building was alight.
One person was led to safety by crews.
Firefighters used breathing apparatus and hose reel to tackle the fire.
An investigation was carried out and the cause found to be accidental.