A HOUSE fire broke out earlier today requiring three fire engines to tackle the blaze.

Firefighters from Burnley and Nelson fire stations were called to the scene on at a terraced house on Fraser Street, Burnley at around 7.40 this morning.

Using four breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a ventilation unit, they were able to bring the fire under control.

No injuries have been reported and the cause of the fire is currently under investigation.