Firefighters were called to a house fire in Ropsley last night, but on arrival found that the occupier had managed to extinguish it themselves.
At 8.22pm Grantham and Corby Glen crews were called to the property on Munton Fields, Ropsley.
The fire had started in the kitchen, which sustained severe damage, with further smoke damage to the remainder of the dwelling. No injuries were reported.
The cause is believed to have been an electrical fault.