People travelling along Montargis Way this morning (Wednesday 21st) were concerned when they saw black smoke rising from a house.
East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service explained that the cause was a fire in an outbuilding at a property on Beaver Close.
East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called at 10.42am and dispatched three fire appliances to the scene, two from Crowborough Fire Station and a third from Uckfield.
Firefighters using breathing apparatus extinguished the fire.
The fire is believed to have started accidentally.