Emergency services were called to a fire at a residential property in Hollington, Hastings, on Sunday morning (April 1), according to Sussex Police.
A spokesman for Sussex Police said the fire was reported to have happened inside a property close to the Tilekiln Estate area of Hollington.
Police were called to the scene at 9.55am to assist crews from the East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service.
A police spokesman said: “The fire was thought to have broken out of an electric heater. “We were requested to attend as the fire was within a residential property. “The fire service has now taken the lead.”
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