Student accommodation in Preston was flooded with smoke after food was left cooking in a pan, say firefighters.
Crews were called out to Victoria Street at just after 11am.
Firefighters arrived to find smoke had flooded the flat.
Fearnley Jones for the fire service said: "We went to a flat fire in student apartments.
"Smoke filled the flat after food was left in a pan.
"We used fans to clear the apartment.
"We would like to remind people to never leave cooking unattended."