House damaged in blaze

Photo / NZ Herald
Photo / NZ Herald

A house has been severely damaged in Lower Hutt this afternoon after a fire ripped through it.

Fire services were called to the scene at around 2:30pm and required the assistance of five fire trucks.

It's believed one person was treated by ambulance staff for smoke inhalation.

A Fire Service spokesman says the blaze has been extinguished and an investigator is now at the scene.

- Newstalk ZB

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