Two people have been treated for mild smoke inhalation after a house fire in Porirua.
Fire crews were called to the Arahura Cres, Waitangirua house shortly before 4pm on Friday.
Five fire appliances and an ambulance attended and two people from the house were treated for smoke inhalation.
The house was ablaze when crews arrived but was put out before 5pm.
The cause of the fire is unknown and fire safety will investigate.