Firefighters tackled a blaze at a detached house in Mountview Crescent, St Lawrence, this morning.

Three crews from Burnham and Tillingham were called just before 4.45am.

The electricity supply had to be isolated and firefighters reported the house was smoke logged.

Thermal image cameras were used to check for remaining hotspots and it was extinguished just after 7.20am.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this stage.

Police and the fire service will carry out an investigation.