Just days after water from a burst high pressure main flooded homes at Elermore Vale,  one resident has been left homeless after a devastating fire.

Fire crews from Cardiff, Lambton and Mayfield West were called to the single level townhouse on Taurus Street at about 4.30pm on Monday to find the villa well alight.

It’s taken them about an hour to douse the flames which caused extensive damage to the townhouse.

The cause of the fire is not known at this stage.