Fire at downtown Auckland backpackers

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The fire was out by the time firefighters arrived. Photo credit: Newshub.

One person is receiving treatment for burns following a fire at a backpackers in central Auckland.

Emergency services were called to Wellesley St West at around 7:30am. 

The fire was out by the time crews arrived - but one person was injured. 

The person is also being treated for smoke inhalation.

A fire investigator is heading to the scene.