The fire service were called to Shiphay, Torquay early this morning to reports of a fire in Glebeland Way.
It was first reported that the fore was in the garden but crews confirmed the fire was within the property.
2 fire appliances from Torquay attended the incident at the mid terraced property.
A woman was rescued from the premises and taken to hospital.
The fire was extinguished using 2 breathing apparatus wearers, 1 hose reel, 1 safety jet and small tools.