Update:

A house fire that started in Tokoroa this morning is now under control.

Fire crews were called to the Balmoral Dr address around 8.20am, where a fire was "well involved.

Fire communications shift manager Megan Ruru said firefighters had "dampened down as much as they can".

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She said a fire investigator had been called. The cause of the fire will not be determined until the investigation is complete.

Ms Ruru said no information had been provided as to whether anybody was inside the house.

Earlier:
Fire crews are currently battling a house fire on Balmoral Dr in Tokoroa.

A media spokeswoman for the Fire Service said the fire was "well involved" and two fire crews were at the scene.

Police have been requested for traffic control.

More to come.