Firefighters battled a large house blaze in West Auckland tonight.

Emergency services were called to Glendene Ave, in Glendene, at about 7pm.

Northern fire communications shift manager Megan Ruru said: "It was well involved when we arrived."

St John's said one person had suffered superficial burns in the fire. They were in the process of being taken to hospital in a moderate condition.


Everyone who was in the house at the time has been accounted for.

Ms Ruru said four fire trucks had been called to the scene.