East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called at 22.00 on 3 December to reports of a fire in a bedroom.
Firefighters attended an address on Roedale Road in Brighton.
On arriving at the scene they reported that the flat was heavily smoke logged.
They used breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet to tackle the fire.
A PPV fan was used to clear the smoke.
A fire investigation has been carried out and the cause was accidental.