The Tasmania Fire Service responded to a house 'well involved in fire' in Launceston on Monday night.
A TFS spokesperson said the house on the corner of Crown and Twining Streets, Launceston was believed to be a derelict house.
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They said TFS were in attendance and continued to battle the blaze.
"On arrival house was well involved in fire," they said.
"Crews [are] continuing to extinguish [the] fire in [the] roof space."
The cause of the fire and the amount of damage remains unknown at this stage.
More information to come.
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