A KITCHEN fire broke out this morning at a home in Nelson.

Fire fighters were called to the address on Town House Road at 6.20am after reports of a fire in the building.

An investigation is under way and no information has been release yet as to the cause of the fire.

Firefighters used one hose reel and a positive ventilation fan to extinguish the fire remaining at the scene for approximately one hour.

No casualties have been reported as a result of the incident.