One person was rescued from a house fire in Borehamwood this morning.

Emergency services were rushed to the fire in Allerton Road just after 11am on Monday.

Firefighters found a fire on the ground floor of a mid-terraced property.

One person was rescued by fire crews, Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue said.

He was taken to hospital by paramedics.

All other people were accounted for.

Hertfordshire Constabulary put road closures in place at the junction of Allerton Road and Aycliffe Road.

The fire was put out by 12.03pm and its cause is under investigation.

In total, eight appliances attended the incident.