NEW KENSINGTON (KDKA) — Emergency crews have reportedly pulled a person from a house fire in New Kensington this afternoon.

According to Westmoreland County emergency officials, the fire broke out after 4 p.m. along Valley Street.

Initial reports indicate heavy smoke was pouring from the home.

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Bryce Lutz)

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Bryce Lutz)

The flames have caused very heavy damage to the structure.

County emergency officials say first responders rescued one person from the building.

Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.