Firefighters were called to a fire behind a Crawley house.
Two Crawley crews left for the scene in Barry Close, Tilgate, at 10.49am on Saturday (July 4).
A spokesman for West Sussex Fire and Rescue said fencing at the rear of the house was severely damaged by fire.
Smoke travelled into the house and a neighbouring house’s roof spaces.
The accidental fire was out by the time crews arrived.
Firefighters ventilated the properties and left at 11.23am.
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