Two fire engines from Central station were called to a property on Edenhall Road in Sheffield at 8:15pm on Tuesday evening.
The occupant had been cooking with a chip pan which had spark the fire.
The fire was already out when fire crews arrived at the scene.
The occupant was taken to hospital for a check up.
Kitchen safety tips
Half of all house fires start in the kitchen.
Please make sure that:
- Oven gloves, tea towels, cardboard and electric leads are well away from the hob
- Ovens and grill pans are free from grease and crumbs, as these can easily catch fire
- Don’t leave cooking unattended
- Avoid using chip pans and never pour water onto hot oil / chip pan