Firefighters have extinguished a house fire in Queenstown this morning.

Crews were called to the property in the Earnslaw Street area just before 6am.

The house has been extensively damaged but the fire is now out.

Fire Service shift manager Brent Dunn says three crews are still at the scene dampening down.

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He says the cause of the fire is not yet clear and Fire Safety officers are on the way to the scene.

Mr Dunn says everyone in the house has been accounted for.