Firefighters were called to Blatchington Mill School in Hove this morning (January 11) after reports of a fire in the kitchen.
The school was evacuated and closed for the day after the incident.
An East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “At 10.52am, firefighters from Hove and Brighton attended Blatchington Mill School, Hove following reports of a fire in the kitchen area.
“The fire had started from a deep fat fryer.
“The school has been evacuated and is closed for the day.
“The fire was extinguished using 1 in 7 foam and crews carried out ventilation of the area.
“Crews left the scene at 11.50am.”