A person has been taken to hospital in a serious condition after suffering burns in a house fire this evening.
Emergency services were called to a property on Plateau Drive, in Fitzroy, about 6.45pm.
Northern fire communications shift manager Jaron Philips said they received reports of the blaze about 6.45pm.
The house was well-involved when crews arrived, he said.
"There were initial fears there maybe occupants in the house but all have been accounted for.''
The Fire Service said a female patient had been taken to hospital. The patient's age has not been released.
St John confirmed one person had been taken to Waikato Hospital in a serious condition.
Philips said five fire trucks were at the scene.