East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called out to reports of a tumble dryer alight at a Brighton nursing home.
Crews from Preston Circus and Hove were sent to the scene on Heath Hill Avenue last night at 22.31 (17 August 2014).
They used breathing apparatus and two hose reel to tackle the fire.
Everyone was accounted for and there are no reports of injuries.
The fire was accidental.