A INVESTIGATION is underway after a person was rescued from a house fire in Blackburn in the early hours of Sunday 20 September.

Three fire engines from Blackburn arrived at the Taylor Close property at around 1.40am.

An occupant was rescued from the property and was later treated by paramedics.

Meanwhile, firefighters used two hose reels and four breathing apparatus to extinguish the fire.

A joint investigation by police and firefighters is now underway as to the cause of the fire.