Firefighters have this morning tackled a blaze at a semi-detached property in Western Downs, Stafford.
One crew from Rising Brook, one from Stafford and one from Gnosall were called to the incident at Tamar Grove at 8.10am.
Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets to extinguish the blaze which has caused significant damage to the ground floor of the property.
Crews were able to contain the fire so that it did not spread to the adjoining house.
An investigation into the cause of the incident will get underway today.