Six people were led to safety from the smoke logged Rising Sun pub at Milland in the early hours of this morning (Friday, September 19)
Fire fighters manning both Midhurst fire engines rushed to the scene after the call was raised at just after 5am.
They found the whole of the ground floor filled with smoke.
Using breathing apparatus firefighters went into the building and rescued all six people from the first floor.
One person needed oxygen to combat smoke inhalation but others were all unhurt.