Officers of the Belmont and Wrightson Road fire station responded to a house fire just after 10.19 pm.
According to reports the fire started in the bedroom of a single-storey house at Maxwell Lane, Calvary Lane, East Dry River on Monday August 3rd.
The lone occupant, identified as Rupert Andrews, who is visually impaired, was in the room at the time of the fire.
Andrews reportedly fled to a nearby house where his brother, Allison Andrews lived.
He sustained minor injuries.
Fire officers averted any spread of the fire.
Besson Street Police are investigating.
No cause was determined.