AN INVESTIGATION has been launched following a house fire in Wrexham.

North Wales Fire and Rescue Service received a call just after 4.20am on Wednesday reporting a blaze at a home in Cunningham Avenue.

Two crews - one each from Wrexham and Johnstown - were sent to the scene.

A spokesman for the service told the Leader one person was rescued from the property, following which they were taken to hospital with non-fire related injuries.

Firefighters tackled the flames and the incident was declared over by 6am.

A total of 30 per cent fire damage, 25 per cent heat damage and 100 per cent smoke damage was caused to a bedroom at the property.

The spokesman confirmed an investigation into the cause of the incident is underway.

The Welsh Ambulance Service confirmed a call was received at about 4.26am to reports of "a house on fire in central Wrexham."

An ambulance service spokesman said: "We responded with two emergency ambulances and our crew was supported by the Fire and Rescue Service.

"One patient was transported to Maelor General Hospital, Wrexham.”