Firefighters in breathing apparatus used two hose reels and three jets to extinguish the fire, which severely damaged the ground floor of the home. They also removed three oxygen cylinders, used for medical purposes.
One woman in her 60s had escaped from the property and was taken to hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation by South Central ambulance service
The cause of the fire is being investigated but the incident is not being treated as suspicious.
The incident was dealt with by two crews from St Mary’s and one from Hightown