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.


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