A house in Gore has been all but destroyed in a fire this morning.
A Fire Service spokesman says the house on Broughton Street was fully involved when the first crews arrived.
The spokesman says multiple calls started coming in from just after 7am.
Fire trucks and a tanker from Gore and an appliance from Mataura attended.
The Fire Service says the house is believed to be tenanted but there was no one at home at the time of the fire.
The blaze is not thought to be suspicious.