Fire crews from Rangitīkei and Ruapehu were called to a house fire in Moawhango, north of Taihape, early this morning.
Crews from Taihape arrived at 12.20am to find a well-alight fire in the lounge but everyone was out of the house when crews arrived.
A Fire and Emergency spokesperson said the cause of the fire was not known.
Earlier, just before 9.30pm, Fire and Emergency was called to a shed fire in Taumarunui.
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Crews arrived from Mananui and Taumarunui helped put out the fire.
They stayed at the scene for just over two and a half hours as they put out the flames.