A MAN was rescued from a house fire in Burnley.

The incident took place on Prince Street at 2.30am this morning.

A Lancashire Fire spokesman said: "Three fire engines from Burnley and Nelson attended a house fire.

"Firefighters used two breathing apparatus and one hose reel to extinguish the fire.

"A man was led from the building by firefighters but was uninjured

"We were there for 40 minutes and the cause of the fire is under investigation."