House blaze in Brandon town centre

London Road in Brandon, west Suffolk, has been closed by police

London Road in Brandon, west Suffolk, has been closed by police - Credit: Suffolk police

Traffic is at a standstill following a house fire in Brandon town centre.

Police have closed the A106 London Road after the fire broke out at 1.34pm on Friday.

Crews from Wickhambrook, Mildenhall, Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket, East Harling, King's Lynn, Methwold and Thetford stations were called to the scene.

Firefighters from across Suffolk and Norfolk were called to the scene

Firefighters from across Suffolk and Norfolk were called to the scene - Credit: Suffolk police

Mildenhall police said on Twitter traffic was "at a standstill" in the town due to the road closure.

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service confirmed a neighbour called firefighters after noticing smoke coming out of the building.

The occupants of the property were not at home at the time, the spokesman added.

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