One person seriously injured in Hamilton house fire

One person is in serious condition after a house fire in Hamilton this afternoon.

Fire and Emergency New Zealand told 1 NEWS a house on Halberg Crescent, Chartwell was ablaze when crews arrived after receiving a report of the fire at 2pm.

The fire is now extinguished.

A St John spokesperson said one person was transported to Waikato Hospital in a serious condition.

A fire investigator is attending the scene.