A PERSON has been rescued from a house fire.

Emergency services were called to the blaze at a residential property in York Road, Hove, at 10.38am on Thursday, January 13.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service crews from Preston Circus and Roedean attended the scene.

One person was rescued from the building and handed over for treatment by ambulance crews.

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