Firefighters were alerted after a fire broke out at a house in Melton.
A town crew attended the blaze, in Kirby Lane, just after 11am on Saturday.
Neil Castledine, a crew manager who was at the scene, said: “We could see the flames and the smoke when we arrived.
“There were two people in the property at the time and they managed to get out safely.”
The cause was believedto be an electrical fault in the boiler.