Up to 20 elderly residents have been evacuated from an Auckland rest home after a fire broke out overnight.

Emergency services were called to the Everil Orr Rest Home & Village complex on Allendale Rd, in Mt Albert, about 11pm.

Up to 20 residents had to be evacuated from the Everil Orr rest home, in Mt Albert, after a fire broke out about 11pm. Image / Google
Up to 20 residents had to be evacuated from the Everil Orr rest home, in Mt Albert, after a fire broke out about 11pm. Image / Google

A Northern Fire Communications spokesman said about 20 residents were evacuated after a fire broke out on the second floor.

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The residents were treated for smoke inhalation and given first aid, he said. No one affected needed hospital treatment.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.