One person has suffered minor burns after a house caught fire in Motueka this morning.

The Fire Service received a call about the house fire on Queen Victoria St just before 11.30am.

A shift manager said one occupant of the house was being treated for minor burns.

Diversions are currently in place at King Edward St, College St and Wildman Rd.

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Police ask that motorists try to avoid the area while emergency services attend to the fire.