Person taken into custody after house fire

A person has been taken into custody after a house fire in Oamaru on Monday night.

A police spokesman said they were notified of the fire on Reed St at 7.17pm.

No injuries were reported but one person was taken into custody, the spokesman said.  

A Fire and Emergency New Zealand spokeswoman said the blaze was reported about 7.15pm.

When crews arrived the fire was well-involved but all the occupants were out of the house.

The fire has now been contained. A fire investigator will be at the site today, the Fenz spokeswoman said.