A Gonville house has been extensively damaged by fire.

Fire and Emergency crews were called to the Harper St property just before 5.30pm on Tuesday.

FENZ central communications shift manager Chris Dalton said a person at the property had escaped but was believed to have some injuries.

Four fire appliances attended the blaze, with two crews still on the scene after 7pm.

Advertisement

Dalton said a specialist fire safety investigator would determine the cause of the fire.

The house was badly damaged. Photo / Supplied
The house was badly damaged. Photo / Supplied

READ MORE:
Fire at central Whanganui building
Fire crews on scene of Kitchener St blaze in Whanganui
Whanganui house fire believed to have started due to cooking being left unattended
Two people badly burnt in 'massive' Whanganui blaze