Crews from Doncaster fire station were sent out to a bungalow in Radburn Road, Rossington at 9.30pm last night.
A fire service spokesman said the bathroom at the property was alight when firefighters arrived on the scene.
“A person had to be removed from the premises,” said the spokesman.
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South Yorkshire Police are believed to be investigating the cause of the fire.