A BLAZE ripped through a house in High Wycombe earlier today.

Firefighters from High Wycombe and Marlow were called to a kitchen fire at a property in Underwood Road at about 10.57am.

Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue said the ground floor sustained 70 percent fire damage, with smoke damaging the whole house.

No-one was in the property at the time, fire chiefs said.