Firefighters were called to a vehicle fire in Pound Hill.
A crew was called to a Ford Fiesta van which had burst into flames outside a home in Oaklands at around 10.30am today (Thursday February 20).
Two firefighters used breathing apparatus and high pressure hose reels to put out the blaze.
A West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service firefighter said the incident was accidental.
The crew left the scene within an hour.