Fire crews were called to a house in Lings, Northampton, after a fire broke out in the early hours of today (Tuesday 12 September).
Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service was called to the blaze in East Paddock Court at about 3:50am.
Four fire crews attended from Moulton, The Mounts, Mereway and Wellingborough.
One man was taken to hospital after being rescued from the property by firefighters.
An investigation into the cause of the fire concluded it began accidentally as a result of the use of smoking materials.