A person was taken to hospital with a minor burn after a fire in a wall at a Ngongotahā home last night.
A Fire and Emergency NZ said fire crews got the call-out to a fire within a house on Leonard Rd about 9.40pm.
He said initial reports were that a person was trapped inside.
Upon arrival, it was found that no one was in the house and one person was treated for minor burns, he said.
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Two fire appliances attended, he said.
A police spokeswoman said police were advised of a house fire in Ngongotahā at about 9.40pm last night.
She said the fire was brought under control quickly and there were no people inside the house.