One person was transported to hospital after suffering smoke inhalation from a house fire on Davie Street Saturday afternoon.

The fire broke out just before 12:30 p.m., at 1524 Davie Street in Oak Bay.

The occupants living in the basement suite were not home at the time of the blaze, however, fire crews were able to rescue a cat from their residence.

The lone person at the house during the fire was able to rescue their dog.

There is extensive smoke and fire damage throughout the house. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.